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5 dead, 33 injured in Chicago weekend shootings – CBS Chicago


CHICAGO (CBS) – At least 38 people were gunned down over the weekend in Chicago, and five of those victims have died.

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Of those shot, at least seven were under the age of 18.

In one incident, two teenagers, 15 and 16, were shot dead while standing on a sidewalk in the Fernwood neighborhood, police said. The incident happened in the 10,000 block of South Parnell around 5 p.m. Friday night. The two teenagers were shot in the left leg. Both were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition.

At least six people died from gun violence in the city on Saturday evening.

In the weekend’s first gun homicide, one man was shot and injured in West Englewood. At around 9:30 p.m. Friday, a 35-year-old man was found at a residence in the 7100 block of South Seeley with a gunshot wound to his hip. A 45-year-old man was also found in a vehicle parked outside with gunshot wounds to his chest and head, authorities said.

The 35-year-old victim was transported by Chicago firefighters to Christ Hospital and was initially listed in good condition. The 45-year-old victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

In another fatal incident, a 22-year-old man was shot in the head on Saturday afternoon in North Lawndale, authorities said. At approximately 1:42 p.m., the victim was standing on the corner of the 3800 block of West Roosevelt when a stranger approached and shot him in the head. The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition and later died.

Police also said a 47-year-old man was shot dead in a driveway around 2 p.m. while standing on a sidewalk in the 900 block of West 19th. He was shot in the right lower abdomen. He was taken to Stroger Hospital and pronounced dead.

The fourth fatal shooting involved a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

a 14-year-old boy was killed in a shootout in the Roseland neighborhood on Sunday. Police said he was near a sidewalk in the 200 block of West 110th Place shortly after 5 p.m. when he was repeatedly punched. He was pronounced dead on the spot.

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg in East Garfield Park on Saturday afternoon.

Police said at approximately 1:17 p.m., the victim was walking in the 3400 block of West Lake when she heard gunshots and felt pain. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

A 34-year-old man was shot dead in a robbery early Saturday morning.

Police said the victim was outside in Block 100 of East Illinois when she was shot multiple times by an unidentified male offender who fled the scene. The victim sustained two gunshot wounds to the head and three to the arm.

Witnesses believe the victim was robbed and saw a physical struggle between the perpetrator and the victim.

The victim was taken to Northwestern Hospital in serious condition.

A 27-year-old man was shot in the back of the head in the Roseland neighborhood early Saturday morning.

The victim was driving south on Michigan Avenue at around 2:45 a.m. when he heard gunshots, felt pain and crashed into two parked cars, authorities said.

The victim was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition.

A man was shot dead following a verbal altercation early Saturday morning in the Belmont Heights neighborhood, authorities said.

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Police said around 4:14 a.m. the 41-year-old victim was shot in the groin following a verbal altercation with the assailant in the 7600 block of West Belmont. The victim was taken to Loyola hospital in good condition.

A 28-year-old man was shot dead while driving in the Archer Heights neighborhood early Saturday morning.

Police said around 2:30 a.m. the victim was a passenger in a vehicle traveling through the 5300 block of South Archer when an unknown Hispanic man fired shots from a passing dark colored Dodge Durango, hitting the victim in the face.

He was transported by CFD to Mount Sinai Hospital and was initially reported in fair condition.

A 31-year-old man was shot in the upper body on Friday night in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.

Police said around 7 p.m. the victim was standing outside in the 6200 block of South Langley when a dark-colored Nissan drove by and an offender shot the victim.

The victim was taken to the University of Chicago hospital in critical condition.

A 25-year-old man was shot dead on Friday night in the West Pullman neighborhood.

The victim was sitting in a residence in block 200 of East 121st when two unknown men approached the victim’s residence and fired from outside, hitting the victim in the left leg, authorities said.

The victim was transported to Christ Hospital in good condition.

A 17-year-old girl was shot dead while driving Friday night in Englewood.

Police said at around 5:45 p.m. the victim was driving a vehicle in the 6000 block of South State Street when she pulled up to a stop light and a blue sedan pulled up beside the victim’s vehicle. An unknown offender from the sedan fired shots at the victim.

The victim sustained a grazed gunshot wound to the upper back. She was taken to the University of Chicago hospital in good condition.

Two teenagers were shot dead in the Fernwood neighborhood on Friday evening.

Authorities said around 5:00 p.m., the 15 and 16-year-old victims were on the sidewalk in South Parnell’s 10,000 block when they were both shot in the left leg by an unknown offender.

The two victims were transported to Christ Hospital in good condition.

A 58-year-old man was shot and wounded in Englewood on Friday evening.

Police said at around 5 p.m. the victim sustained gunshot wounds to the right leg and shoulder in the 1500 block of West 63rd. He was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition.

A 27-year-old man was shot dead in Calumet Heights early Sunday morning, police said.

The man was a passenger in a vehicle when shots were fired and the victim was hit. The victim was transported to the University of Chicago hospital by the CFD and is listed in critical condition.

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In other shootings between 5 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Monday, police said:

  • At 1:40 a.m. Sunday, a 40-year-old man was in the backyard of a residence in South Emerald Block 9000 in Auburn Gresham when three men fired. The victim was transported to Christ by the CFD in good condition with a gunshot wound to the left leg.
  • At 11:35 p.m. Saturday, a 32-year-old man was driving a vehicle in the 7300 block of South Racine Avenue when an occupant of a black Charger fired. The victim was dropped off at Christ Hospital in fair condition with a gunshot wound to the face.
  • At 11:05 p.m. Saturday, an 18-year-old man was standing in an alley on the 3500 block of West Grenshaw Street in North Lawndale when shots were fired. The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital by the CFD in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
  • At 9:48 p.m. Saturday, a 36-year-old man was driving eastbound on the 0-100 block of West Roosevelt when he heard gunshots and felt pain. The victim went to Stroger in good condition with a scraped back.
  • At 4 p.m. on Saturday. a 16-year-old man was shot and wounded. The victim was transported to St Bernard in good condition. The victim was transported to Saint Bernard Hospital in good condition. The victim was sitting in a vehicle in the 7000 block of South Wabash in Greater Grand Crossing when an unknown car pulled up beside it and an occupant of the vehicle shot the victim.
  • At 3:45 p.m. Saturday, three men were shot dead. The first victim, a 20-year-old man, was shot in the thigh. He was taken to the University of Chicago hospital in good condition. The second victim, a 26-year-old man, was shot in the left thigh and buttocks. He was taken to the University of Chicago hospital in good condition. The third victim, a male of unknown age, self-transported to the University of Chicago hospital in good condition with a gunshot wound. The victims were at a gas station in the 8600 block of South State Street in Chatham when an unknown offender fired shots inside the gas station, hitting the victim. The first victim was not the intended target.
  • At 4 p.m. Saturday, a 29-year-old man sustained gunshot wounds to the chest, chest and buttocks. The victim was transported to IL Masonic in critical condition. The victim was discovered at the mouth of the alley in the 4700 block of North Monticello Avenue in Albany Park with a gunshot wound.

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