1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Thanksgiving Day Shootings

(Chicago Tribune) A man was killed and four people were wounded in separate shootings in Chicago from Thursday morning to early Friday, including someone shot by a security guard, police said.

In the homicide, a 27-year-old man was shot in a robbery attempt in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side about 1:30 a.m. Friday, police said. He was sitting in a vehicle in the 7500 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue when someone came up to him with a gun and announced a robbery, police said. The man refused to comply with the robber and was fatally shot in the left arm pit, police said. He was initially taken to the University of Chicago medical center in serious condition and later was pronounced dead atfter being transferred to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

The man was identified as Daimmyon Hackman, 27, of the 1800 block of Roosevelt Avenue in Bloomington, Illinois, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Hackman, who was pronounced dead at 2:28 a.m., had previously lived on the Far South Side, according to public records.

About 3:45 p.m. Thursday on the South Side, a 22-year-old man was shot in the chest by a security guard at a Bronzeville store. He was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, police said.

The shooting appeared to have taken place inside a Villa clothing and shoe store, 306 E. 47th St. Police cordoned off the street with yellow tape and wrapped red police tape inside one part of the store.

Display fixtures could be seen knocked over. Broken glass, shoes, boots and clothing could be seen strewn on the floor. Police placed evidences markers in several places inside the store.

On the Northwest Side about 10 p.m., a 24-year-old woman was critically injured in a shooting, police said. The woman was in the 4700 block of West Warwick Avenue with a group of people when they got into an argument with three men. Someone shot at the group during the dispute, hitting the woman in the back. She was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, police said. The woman’s friends were not cooperating with police.

Other shootings:

• About 5 p.m. on the South Side, another person was shot in the 4500 block of South King Drive in the Bronzeville neighborhood. A 24-year-old woman was shot in the abdomen and took herself to Mercy Hospital, where her condition was stabilized, police said. The woman told officers she was driving north on King when a dark-colored sedan with tinted windows pulled up next to her and someone inside fired shots.

• Shortly after 12:30 p.m. on the Near West Side, a 23-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting, police said. The man was walking in the 1800 block of West Maypole Avenue when a gunman in a vehicle fired shots in his direction, police said. The victim was struck in the left leg and taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

No one was in custody.

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