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At least 1 killed, 14 injured in weekend shootings – NBC Chicago

At least one person has been killed and 14 others injured in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend, police say.

In the city’s first deadly shooting this weekend, a man was struck and killed around 1.28pm Saturday in the 3600 block of West Grenshaw, police said. The male victim was near the back of a residence when he was hit by gunfire. He was shot in the back and pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting.

No one is in custody as authorities continue to investigate, police said.

Here are the shootings that have taken place so far:

Saturday –

  • A 25-year-old man was in a verbal altercation with an unidentified man around 12:42 a.m. in the 300 block of West 59th Place when the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim multiple times, police said. The victim was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center and listed in critical condition.
  • In the 300 block of South Cicero at around 2:09 a.m., a 31-year-old woman was walking north when she heard a noise and felt pain, police said. The victim was shot in the ankle and was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was listed as undamaged.
  • At around 2:27 a.m. in the 1300 block of North Hudson, a 23-year-old man and a 14-year-old man were standing outside when they heard multiple gunshots, fired and felt pain, authorities said . The 23-year-old told authorities a verbal altercation took place nearby and one of the people involved showed a gun and started shooting. The 23-year-old was shot in the upper chest area and the teenager was shot in the abdomen and leg. Both were listed in fair condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
  • In the 2000 block of East 71st Street at around 2:33 p.m., two male victims, ages 27 and 63, were near a sidewalk when they were approached by an unknown vehicle, police said. An occupant exited the vehicle, pulled out a gun and fired at the victims. The 27-year-old man was transported to the University of Chicago and listed in critical condition. The 63-year-old was struck in the leg and ankle and is believed to be in good condition.
  • At approximately 3:53 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Paxton Avenue, a 6-year-old girl was in the backyard of a home when she suffered a scrape on her thigh, police said. She was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital and listed in good condition.
  • A 27-year-old man was inside a vehicle when he was shot at around 5.16pm in the 1100 block of West 79th Street, police say. The victim was approached by an unknown vehicle and someone inside fired shots. He was shot in the abdomen and was listed as unwell at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Friday –

  • In the 4900 block of Champlain Avenue South at around 5:33 p.m., a 21-year-old man was sitting inside a vehicle when he was shot by an unknown person, authorities said. The victim was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center and listed in serious condition.
  • A 25-year-old man was near the pavement when he was shot and injured around 7:09 p.m. in the 7000 block of South Merrill, police said. The victim was struck in the head and was reportedly initially in critical condition at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
  • At around 7:55 p.m. in the 2600 block of West 12th Place, a 38-year-old man and an 18-year-old man were standing in the area when an unknown man fired at them, police said. Both victims were shot in the leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. They were both listed in good condition.
  • In the 2300 block of South Troy at around 8.15pm, a 24-year-old man was in a vehicle when he was shot by an unidentified man, police said. The shooter exited a blue Toyota sedan before shooting the victim and leaving the scene. The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the back and is believed to be in fair condition.
  • At approximately 11:43 p.m. in the 5900 block of West Iowa Street, a 41-year-old man was standing outside when he was shot by an unidentified offender traveling in a four-door sedan, authorities said. . The victim was struck once in the leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was listed in fair condition.

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