7 dead, 25 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago – CBS News

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CHICAGO (CBS) – At least seven people are dead and 25 others are wounded in weekend shootings across the city. The ages of the victims range from 5 to 65.
In the first shooting of the weekend, a 22-year-old man was wounded in the 2700 block of West 15th Place in Douglas Park Friday evening.
Police said around 5:30 p.m., the victim walked into Mt. Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the calf. the victim was uncooperative with responding officers.
A 24-year-old man was shot twice Friday evening in Englewood.
Police say the victim was struck in the abdomen and back, in the 6900 block of South Carpenter around 7:04 p.m.
The victim was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital and was initially reported in serious condition. 
A 26-year-old man was shot while standing outside Friday night in West Garfield Park.
The victim was standing in the 3900 block of West Monroe Street around 8:50 p.m. when he heard several shots fired and felt pain. 
An elderly man is dead after being shot near a residence in Humboldt Park Friday night.
The victim, 65, was near the front of the residence, in the 400 block of North Hamlin Avenue around 7:16 p.m., when he was struck by gunfire in the chest.
The victim was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced dead.
A man is dead and a woman is wounded after shots were fired into a restaurant in Humboldt Park Friday night.
Police said a 50-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman were inside a restaurant in the 2700 block of West Division around 9:20 p.m. when they were shot by an unidentified offender who drove past, fired shots, and fled the scene.
The man was shot in the neck and transported to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The woman suffered a graze wound to the left index finger and was treated and released on scene.
Police say they are questioning a person of interest and the victims were not the intended targets.   
On Sunday a 5-year-old was in critical condition following a shooting in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. 
According to the Chicago Police Department, the child and a 25-year-old man were both shot when they were traveling in a vehicle in the 7600 block of North Paulina just after 5 p.m. Someone in a black Hyundai drove alongside the victims’ vehicle, and seone inside started shooting. 
The 25-year-old was shot in the left hand and shoulder and drove himself to St. Francis Hospital in good condition. The 5-year-old, who police originally believed to be 6, was shot in the head. He was transported to Lurie Children’s Hospital in critical condition. 
No one is in custody as Area Three detectives investigate.
In other shootings from Friday 5 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.:
·       At 11:49 p.m. Friday, in the 3400 block of North Kilbourn Avenue, a 26-year-old man was traveling in his vehicle when he was shot at by an unidentified male offender who was driving a black Chrysler 300. The victim was shot in the arm and was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital where he is listed in fair condition.
·        At 12:11 a.m. Saturday, in the 10500 block of South Yates, a 48-year-old man was outside in an alley when he was struck by gunfire. The victim was struck once on the face and fled the scene in his vehicle. The victim arrived at the 4th District police station where he requested help. The victim was then transported to U of C where he is listed in serious condition.
·        At 12:09 a.m. Saturday, in the 100 block of South State Street, Police responded to a person shot and confirmed that a 30-year-old woman was shot in the knee while riding the CTA Red Line train. The victim was shot by an unidentified offender during an argument. The victim was unable to provide further details.
·        At 1:30 a.m. Saturday, in the 1900 block of West Howard, a 47-year-old man was outside when he heard several shots fired and felt pain. The victim was struck twice on the wrist and was transported to St. Francis Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
·        At 1:27 a.m., in the 500 block of West 87th Street, an 18-year-old man was shot multiple times in the body and head while on the porch of a residence. The victim was transported to U of C where he was pronounced dead. The victim was discovered by a resident of the home after hearing a loud disturbance outside. 
·       At 2:49 a.m. Saturday, in the 2900 block of South Poplar Avenue, a man, 26, was found dead. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the head. The circumstances are unknown. 
·        At 11:58 a.m. Saturday, in the 3700 block of West 83rd Street, a man, 35, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim got into an argument with a known offender who then fired a shot. The victim was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition. 
·        At 11:30 a.m. Saturday, in the 1600 block of North Luna, a male suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. The circumstances are currently unknown. Area Five Detectives are currently investigating. The victim was transported to Loyola Hospital in serious condition.
·        At 2:58 p.m. Saturday, in the 3700 block of West Congress, a 24-year-old man was shot in the upper right thigh. The victim was traveling in a vehicle when an unknown vehicle drove up alongside of the victim and an occupant from the vehicle fired shots. The victim then returned fire at the offending vehicle. The victim self-transported to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
·        At 3:15 p.m. Saturday, in the 8300 block of South Paxton Avenue, two men were shot. A 32-year-old man suffered wounds to the back, torso, and pelvis. He was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital and has been pronounced. Another man, between 25-30, old suffered gunshot wounds to the leg, arm, chest, and head. He was also transported to U of C hospital where he was pronounced.
·       At 11:13 p.m. Saturday, in the 200 block of South Hoyne avenue, a man, 33, was standing on the sidewalk when he observed a black truck approach and an unknown male fired shots. The victim was shot in the left side of the head and was dropped off at Stroger hospital by a friend in good condition. 
·       At 11:46 p.m. Saturday, in the 1100 block of North Lawndale, officers responding to a shots fired call and discovered a man, 29, on the porch with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was very uncooperative with officers about the incident and refused to answer any questions. CFD transported the victim to Stroger hospital in good condition.
·       At 1:22 a.m. Sunday, in the 5200 block of South Richmond Street, officers responding to a person shot spotter call in the area and discovered a woman, 22, who suffered a graze wound to the upper left thigh. The victim was taken to Mt Sinai hospital by someone known to the victim in good condition. The victim was very uncooperative with Police and refused to answer any questions about the incident.
·       At 2:06 a.m. Sunday, in the 4900 block of West Superior Street, officers responded to a ShotSpotter call in the area and found a male victim on the ground with a gunshot wound to the neck. The victim was transported by CFD to Mt Sinai hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead a short time later. A handgun was recovered from the victim. 
·       At 5:46 a.m. Sunday, in the 1300 block of South Homan, a man, 27, was shot in the leg. The victim was transported to Mt. Sinai in stable condition. The circumstances are unknown at this time. 
·       At 10:48 a.m. Sunday, in the 8800 block of South Burley, a man, 24, suffered a graze wound to the back of the head. The victim was sitting in his vehicle when a vehicle pulled beside him and began firing shots. The victim self-transported to Trinity Hospital in good condition. 
·       At 2:36 p.m. Sunday, in the 100 block of East 79th Street, a 36-year-old man was traveling in a vehicle when he was shot in the back by an unknown offender. The victim was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition. 
This is a developing story.
First published on August 27, 2022 / 7:05 AM
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