10 shot, 3 killed in weekend gun violence in Chicago

CHICAGO (SCS) — At least three people were killed and 10 others were injured in weekend gun violence in Chicago.

At least two of the victims are minors and one was only one year old.

The girl suffered a scratch on the head. while sitting in the backseat of a vehicle in the 5500 block of West Wrightwood around 6:30 p.m. Friday.

She was taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital in good condition.

In a separate incident, a rideshare driver was shot while dropping off a passenger at Gage Park, police say.

At around 4:40 a.m. Saturday morning, the victim, a 40-year-old rideshare driver, dropped off a passenger in the 5400 block of South California Avenue and then saw an unknown man on foot fire shots at him between cars. parked on the street.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition.

Two people died following a domestic incident in south Chicago on Friday night, police say.

At approximately 9.45pm, police responded to a welfare check call at the 8400 block of South Mackinaw from a possible woman being held against her will by the boyfriend. When they arrived, the police knocked and a man approached the window before closing the curtains — after a few words, the police heard five shots. Officers take cover and call SWAT and were unhurt.

The 30-year-old man was found with a 20-year-old woman in the residence, both of whom were shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene.

A woman is shot and killed on Friday evening while driving through the small village.

Police said at approximately 11:43 a.m. the 25-year-old victim was driving a vehicle in the 2400 block of South Homan when an unknown fired into the vehicle from an unknown direction.

The victim suffered gunshot wounds to the left side of the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel.

In other shoots from Friday 5 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.:

At 10:43 p.m. Saturday, two men, 20 and 22, were in a vehicle in the 6800 block of South Wood when an unknown person approached and began firing several shots into the vehicle, then s fled. The 20-year-old was shot in the back. the 22-year-old was shot in the left ankle. Both victims were taken to the University of Chicago Hospital in good condition.

At 12:21 a.m. Sunday, a 32-year-old man was involved in a traffic incident with another vehicle on the 5400 block of West Washington when the unknown driver exited and, after a verbal altercation, pulled out a handgun and shot the victim. in the left calf. The assailant then fled in an unknown direction. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the left calf and was transported to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

At 4:03 a.m. Sunday, a 20-year-old man was walking down the sidewalk with others in the 2500 block of South Kedzie when they observed a red van approach and shout gang slogans at the group and someone stranger began shooting at the group from inside the vehicle. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the left calf and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.


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