1 Dead, 14 Wounded in Shootings Across Chicago on Saturday

(Chicago Tribune) A man was killed and at least 14 others were wounded in city shootings from Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning, including a triple shooting in the Lawndale neighborhood, authorities said.

In the homicide, a 33-year-old man was shot in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said. Officers found him face down in the street in the 1500 block of South Trumbull Avenue after responding to a call of shots fired just before 2 a.m. Sunday. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The man was identified as Andrew Dehart, who lived in the same block where he was killed, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

About 10 p.m. Saturday, a triple shooting in the same neighborhood injured three men, police said. The men were standing on the sidewalk in the 3800 block of West Roosevelt Road when someone opened fire from an alley and fled in a black sedan. A 29-year-old man was shot in the face; an 18-year-old man was shot in the right leg; and a 35-year-old man was shot in the left leg. They were all treated at Mount Sinai Hospital and had their conditions stabilized.

Earlier on Saturday afternoon, a 63-year-old man was shot in the North Austin neighborhood on the West Side just before 12:30 p.m., police said. The 63-year-old was on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of North Central Avenue when a gray Jeep drove by and one of two people inside it fired, hitting him in the upper left arm, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

Additionally, a 20-year-old man suffered “minor injuries” to his chin and right hand when he began running away when he heard the gunfire. He declined medical attention and was not shot, police said.

In the aftermath of the shooting, a 56-year-old man was fatally run over by a car that was leaving the area, police said. The man was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced dead. The suspected vehicle, a Ford Escape, was found, and its unknown if the car was used in the shooting.

Earlier, police said the shooting happened in the 5500 block of West North Avenue.

In other shootings:

• A 29-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen just before 4:40 a.m. in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side, police said. He was shot in the 6800 block of North Sheridan Road and taken in serious condition to Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston.

• A 24-year-old man was critically injured in a drive-by shooting on the Southeast Side just after 4 a.m. Sunday, police said. The man was standing in the 3600 block of East 99th Street in the East Side neighborhood when someone in a dark-colored sedan fired shots. The man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with gunshot wounds to his right hip and right arm, police said.

• On the South Side, a 23-year-old man was shot in the leg inside a fast food restaurant about 3:05 a.m. in The Gap neighborhood, police said. The gunman went inside the restaurant in the 3400 block of South Martin Luther King Drive and opened fire. The 23-year-old was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

• Just before 2:35 a.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in the leg in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. He was standing on the sidewalk in the 2100 block of North Kilbourn Avenue when he heard shots and realized he was hit. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

• A 22-year-old man was shot in the back while standing on the sidewalk in the Near West Side neighborhood on the West Side just before 2:50 a.m., police said. He was standing outside in the 2600 block of West Wilcox when he heard shots and realized he was hit. He went in a private vehicle to Mount Sinai Hospital and was listed in stable condition.

• A 36-year-old man was shot in the right leg around 1 a.m. in the 6600 block of South Maryland Avenue in the city’s Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. He was standing on the sidewalk when someone shot him from a black SUV, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where his condition was stabilized. No one was in custody.

• Around 12:40 a.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in the groin in the city’s Bridgeport neighborhood on the South Side. The man was standing on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of West 36th Street when someone fired at him from a black van, police said. He was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition was stabilized. No one was in custody.

• On Saturday, an 18-year-old man was shot in the right leg around 9:15 p.m. while standing on the sidewalk somewhere between the zero and 120 blocks of East 120th Street in the city’s West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. He took himself to Roseland Community Hospital where his condition was stabilized. No one was in custody.

• Earlier, a 31-year-old man was in the 9300 block of South Ridgeland Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood when he was shot during a robbery about 3:40 p.m., police said. He was on foot when multiple people confronted him and “demanded his belongings,” police said. When he refused, they shot him in the neck, arm and leg. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

• A 25-year-old man was shot inside a house on the Far South Side when someone outside fired shots through a window, police said. The attack occurred about 1:45 p.m. in the 10100 block of South Princeton Avenue. The man inside the house was shot in the arm and leg and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center. His condition was stabilized.

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