2 dead, 10 injured in Chicago weekend shootings – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – At least two people were killed and 10 were injured in shootings in Chicago over the weekend. At least two of those who were shot were under the age of 18.

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In the first shooting of the weekend, a woman was found dead in her vehicle in Albany Park on Friday night. At 11:22 p.m. Friday, the 42-year-old woman was found driving her black 2003 SUV in the 3300 block of West Cuyler Avenue. She had been shot in the head, police said. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said Saturday the woman died of a gunshot wound in a homicide.

In a separate incident, a man was shot while in a vehicle in Woodlawn on Saturday morning. Police say at approximately 8:43 a.m., the unknown victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body while in a vehicle in the 1500 block of East 67th Street and subsequently crashed. The victim was transported to University Hospital of Chicago in critical condition. The circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown.

A 27-year-old man was shot while driving in the Heart of Italy neighborhood early Sunday morning, police say. At approximately 4:01 a.m., the victim was traveling in his vehicle on the 2400 block of West 24th Street when he passed a man dressed in all black who held up a gun and fired in his direction. The victim noticed he had been shot in the leg and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was initially listed in fair condition.

Also early Sunday, a man was shot while walking in North Park. Police say at around 3.20am the 31-year-old victim was walking in the 5200 block of North Pulaski when he heard multiple gunshots. He was shot in the leg and taken to a Swedish hospital where he was listed in fair condition.

A 26-year-old man was shot dead Sunday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. Police said he was standing outside in the 1100 block of North Ridgeway Avenue around 10:20 a.m. when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside shot him in the face. thigh. The victim was transported to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

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Two other people are injured after a shooting in the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago, in the southwest of the city. Police say just before 7 p.m. Sunday, the driver of a compact SUV in the 3700 block of South Hermitage was shot, lost control of the vehicle and nearly hit a house. The 29-year-old suffered a chest abrasion and was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was reported undamaged. A 26-year-old woman who was also in the car was shot in the chest. She was taken to Stroger Hospital where she was first reported in critical condition.

On Sunday evening, a 19-year-old man was shot dead in the Auburn neighborhood of Gresham. Police say the man was shot in the arm around 6:20 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Wolcott Avenue and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition.

Also Sunday night, a 49-year-old man was shot dead in the Austin neighborhood. Police say the victim was near the 1000 block sidewalk of North Menard Avenue around 6 p.m. when he was shot in the leg. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

A 42-year-old man was shot dead Sunday night in the Chatham neighborhood. Police said officers on patrol heard multiple gunshots in the 7900 block of South Drexel Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. and found a 42-year-old man who had been shot in the knee. The victim was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition. Officers also discovered that a bullet had hit the rear bumper of the police vehicle, but no officer was injured.

A 17-year-old boy was injured in a Sunday night shooting in the West Woodlawn neighborhood. Police said the boy was outside in the 6400 block of South King Drive shortly after 9 p.m. when he heard gunshots and realized he had been shot in the arms. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in fair condition.

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed on the near north side early Monday morning. Police say the teenager was shot on the first block of East Grand Avenue just after 2 a.m. by an offender who fled on foot. The teenager was shot twice in the chest and once in the knee. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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No one is in custody in every incident.


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