Bloody Chicago, 4 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

Four people were killed and five others were wounded in shootings Monday and early Tuesday, police said.

About 3:10 a.m., a man was shot multiple times in the 1100 block of West 76th Street in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago police said.

Officers responded to a call of a person down and found the man on a sidewalk next to a large brick apartment building. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

About two hours earlier and less than half a mile away, a 24-year-old woman was killed and a 35-year-old man was wounded in a shooting in the 1300 block of West 76th Street in the Gresham neighborhood, police said. About 1:20 a.m., the pair was inside a vehicle in a parking lot when two people approached and one of them opened fire.

The woman was shot in the head, and she was pronounced dead at the Little Company of Mary Hospital. The 35-year-old man was shot three times in the stomach, once in the chin and once in the hand. He was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center.

In the Little Village neighborhood, a 23-year-old man was fatally shot about 11:45 p.m. in the 3300 block of South California Avenue. He was a passenger in a vehicle heading south on California Avenue when a white SUV pulled up and someone inside opened fire.

He was shot multiple times in the back and body, and he collapsed as he tried to get out of the vehicle, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Earlier Monday, a 30-year-old man was shot dead in the West Englewood neighborhood about 6:30 p.m. He was in a car in the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue when someone shot him multiple times in the chest, according to police. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition and later pronounced dead.
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