7 injured in weekend shootings in Chicago


CHICAGO (CBS) – At least seven people were injured in weekend shootings across the city on Saturday.

In the first shooting of the weekend, a 22-year-old man was standing in the 2800 block of South Central Park in Little Village at around 5.34pm on Friday when an unidentified man got out of a vehicle and began shooting on the victim. .

The victim was shot in the left buttock. The assailant then entered his vehicle and fled in an easterly direction.

The victim was transported by firefighters to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition.

A man was shot dead in an incident with police Friday night in the Pullman neighborhood.

Police say at around 5.38pm officers responded to a disturbance by a man with a gun in the 11200 block of South Langley where officers encountered an armed offender.

The offender pointed a handgun at the officers, at which point the officers discharged their weapons — hitting the offender. Officers immediately provided life-saving assistance.

The assailant was later transported to an area hospital in serious condition. Two handguns and a knife were recovered from the attacker.

A 52-year-old man was shot following an altercation inside a residence in the Lawndale neighborhood on Friday night.

At approximately 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a fatality shot of a man in the 4000 block of West Fifth who was in a physical altercation with a woman inside the residence.

The woman retrieved a handgun and fired at the victim, hitting her once in the right leg.

The victim was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition – a weapon was recovered.

A man was found with gunshot wounds in Gage Park around midnight on Saturday.

Police said around 12 a.m. officers responded to a call from Shot Spotter in the 5700 block of South Artesian where they discovered a 25-year-old man, who was found shot once.

The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the left thigh and was transported by CFD to University of Chicago Hospital in good condition. The victim was highly uncooperative about the incident and refused to answer questions about the incident, police said.

Police found a woman shot dead while pursuing a shooter in the Greater Grand Crossing area early Saturday morning.

At approximately 1:32 a.m., officers observed an unknown male shooting in the 6400 block of South King Drive and began pursuing him but lost sight of the individual. Moments later, they discovered a 26-year-old woman who had been shot while inside a vehicle, police said.

The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the upper left shoulder and was transported by CFD to University of Chicago Hospital in good condition.

Another victim was discovered with a gunshot wound early Saturday morning – this time in the Pilsen district.

Police said around 4.13am officers responded to a call from Shot Spotter in the 1900 block of South Loomis where they found a 30-year-old man on the ground with a gunshot wound to his right thigh.

The victim did not cooperate when questioned about the incident by officers and was transported to Christ Hospital by CFD in critical condition.

A 31-year-old man was shot dead while riding in a vehicle in the West Chatham area early Saturday morning.

At approximately 4:40 a.m., the victim was a passenger in a vehicle on the 100 block of West 83rd Street when he heard gunshots and felt pain.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the right arm and was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital in good condition.

This is a developing story.


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