Chicago shootings this weekend: 44 folks shot, 4 lifeless, in violence throughout the town, police division says

CHICAGO – At least 44 people were shot and four died in weekend shootings across the city, Chicago police said.

Early Saturday, a 31-year-old man was standing near the sidewalk in the 1800 block of North Milwauee Avenue when someone in a vehicle approached him and opened fire around 1:40 a.m., Chicago police said. know. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Just half an hour earlier, another man, 31, had been shot dead while stopping at a red light in Gresham, Far South Side. Police said the man was a passenger in a car in the 2000 block of West 87th Street when two people in a black sedan drove past and fired at least 40 shots at around 1:10 a.m. police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead. A woman, 25, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to the same hospital. She was listed in critical condition, police said. Another man, 22, was shot multiple times in the body and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

A man was shot dead Saturday morning on Bishop Ford Expressway near 130th Street, according to Illinois State Police. State police said state soldiers responded to the shooting at around 11:40 a.m. and found one person with a gunshot wound. Officials said the man was taken to a nearby hospital and died. Police say shell casings were recovered on the road. No one was detained. The northbound lanes of Interstate 94 were closed for several hours as police investigated.

A 16-year-old boy has been killed and a man injured in an early Sunday morning shooting in Brighton Park. They were stopped at a red light around 2 a.m. on the 4700 block of South Kedzie Avenue when someone opened fire, police said. They continued to drive until they crashed into a tree in the 4600 block of South Kedzie Avenue. Police said the 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The man, 19, suffered a graze wound to his head and was taken to Saint Anthony’s Hospital in good condition.

Sunday morning, a man was found shot dead Sunday morning on the Chicago Lawn in the Southwest. The man was found with multiple gunshot wounds around 5:55 a.m. at the 6900 block of South Talman Avenue, police said. According to police, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Friday evening, a 13 year old boy was shot After he and at least three others attempted to break into a parked vehicle in Hyde Park on the South Side, police said. The boy was among “4-5 men” who were attempting to enter a parked car in the 1100 block of East 52nd Street at around 8 p.m. when the vehicle’s owner, a 34-year-old woman, confronted him. group and shoot the boy. neck, police said. The boy was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in a normal condition.

Five people were killed and at least 60 others were injured by gunfire across Chicago last weekend.

ABC7 Chicago contributed to this report.

(Source: Daytime Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2022.)

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