1 dead, 5 injured in weekend shooting in Chicago


CHICAGO (SCS) — At least one person died and five others were injured in shootings across the city on Saturday.

In the first shooting of the weekend, a 37-year-old man was shot while sitting in his car Friday night in the Albany Park neighborhood.

Police say at around 7.45pm the victim was sitting in a white 2009 Chrysler in the 4400 block of North Hamlin when a dark colored vehicle arrived and an occupant of the vehicle fired shots, hitting the victim.

The victim fled when he hit several parked cars, causing his vehicle to overturn. The victim was taken to IL Masonic Hospital and later pronounced dead.

Two people were found shot dead in the Park Manor area.

The officer responded to a fatality in the 700 block of East 73rd, at approximately 11:12 p.m., where they discovered two individuals on the ground with gunshot wounds.

A 28-year-old woman was shot several times in the body and was taken to University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition. A 54-year-old man was shot in the right calf and was also transported to the University of Chicago in good condition.

Officers were unable to obtain any information about the incident due to the victims’ non-cooperation about the incident.

A 55-year-old man is shot while outdoors Saturday morning on the 4300 block of West Madison.

At approximately 8:23 a.m., the victim was approached by an unknown assailant. After a brief conversation, the attacker fired shots at the victim, hitting her in the right thigh.

The victim was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in fair condition.

A woman was shot dead during an argument in West Lawn on Saturday morning.

At approximately 8:01 a.m., the 22-year-old victim had a verbal argument with an unidentified male inside a vehicle on the 3700 block of West Marquette.

The victim exited the vehicle when the assailant fired a shot in his direction, police said.

The victim was taken to Christ Hospital with a gunshot wound to the stomach in stable condition.

No one is in custody in either incident.

This is a developing story.


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