6 killed, 37 others injured in Chicago weekend shooting – NBC Chicago

At least six people were killed, a man was seriously injured in a shootout involving police and at least 37 others were hit by gunfire in Chicago from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

  • Two men were killed and two others injured in a drive-by shooting Saturday night in West Englewood on the South Side. The group was standing on the sidewalk around 7:30 p.m. in the 1900 block of West Garfield Boulevard when someone inside a gray vehicle opened fire on them, Chicago police said. A 42-year-old man shot multiple times was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said. Another man, 48, also suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died. A third man, 24, was struck in the back and arm and was taken to the University of Chicago in serious condition, police said. A 65-year-old man was shot in the back and legs and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.
  • Hours later, officers responding to a shooting found Alexis Daniel Velazquez Guadarrama, 26, on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest in the 6200 block of South Francisco Avenue just after 11:30 p.m., police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
  • One person was shot and killed Saturday afternoon after a scuffle in Bronzeville on the south side. At around 1 p.m., the man was at a house in the 4700 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when he was shot in the chest after a fight with another man, Chicago police said. He was rushed to the University of Chicago, where he was pronounced dead, police said. His name has not been disclosed.
  • A man was shot and killed after an argument Sunday morning at West Garfield Park on the West Side. The 57-year-old was arguing with someone in the 400 block of South Pulaski Road around 4:45 a.m. when he was shot multiple times throughout his body, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. His name has not yet been released. Police say the shooter got into a car and fled.
  • A man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon during an argument at Grand Crossing on the South Side. At around 2:40 p.m., the 24-year-old was arguing with someone in an alley in the 1300 block of East 71st Street when the person opened fire, police said. The man was struck in the head and back and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead, police said.
  • A man was seriously injured by Chicago police officers in a Friday shooting in Pullman on the Far South Side. At around 5:40 p.m., officers were responding to a call from a gunman in the 11,200 block of South Langley Avenue, according to police spokesman Tom Ahern. When officers arrived, they encountered the man on the street and he pointed a gun in their direction. Officers then fired, hitting the man, Ahern said. It was unclear if more than one officer fired. The man, whose age was not known, was taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Chicago Fire Department. No further details of his injuries were available. No officers were injured in the incident, Ahern said, adding that two guns and a knife were recovered from the scene.
  • Three people were injured in a drive-by shooting Saturday afternoon on the Near West Side. The group was on the sidewalk around 3:35 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Wilcox Street when a vehicle drove by and someone inside fired, police said. A 30-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and taken to West Suburban Hospital in good condition, police said. Another man, 28, was struck in the shoulder and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. A third man, 43, was punched in the arm and taken to Stroger undamaged, police said.
  • Two people were seriously injured while driving through South Austin on the West Side on Sunday night. The two men were walking on a sidewalk in the 5600 block of West Madison Street around 7:05 p.m. when a car pulled up beside them and someone inside opened fire, the police said. police. A 20-year-old man was shot in the left arm and taken to West Suburban Hospital in critical condition, officials said. A second man, 22, was shot in the right arm and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was also listed in critical condition, police said.
  • A 16-year-old boy was injured in a shooting Saturday night in Little Village on the South West Side. The teen was on the sidewalk around 7:25 p.m. in the 2400 block of West 25th Street when someone opened fire, police said. He was shot in the chest and taken by a family member to an undamaged hospital, police said.
  • Hours later, a 17-year-old girl was found in the back of a house in the 3600 block of West Douglas Boulevard around 1:10 a.m. with gunshot wounds to both legs, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was in good condition, police said.
  • Hours earlier, a man had been shot and seriously injured following an altercation on Saturday night in River North on the Near North Side. The man, believed to be in his 20s, confronted the shooter about an earlier incident in the 100 block of West Hubbard Street around 10 p.m. when he was shot multiple times in the body, police said. He was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was in critical condition, police said.
  • A man was hospitalized after a shooting Sunday morning on the Eisenhower Highway, according to Illinois State Police. Troopers responded to the shooting around 3:25 a.m. on Interstate 290 westbound at Keeler Avenue and found the man, 34, with injuries not considered life-threatening, state police said. Preliminary reports indicate that the shots came from another car. The man was taken to an area hospital for treatment, officials said.

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