1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shootings Monday across Chicago

(Tribune) A man was killed and five other people were wounded by gunfire in Chicago Monday afternoon and early Tuesday, according to police.

The homicide occurred around 4:35 p.m. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. A 30-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 3200 block of West Walnut Street and pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital, police said.

In the South Chicago neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was walking in the 8300 block of South Colfax Avenue around 12:35 a.m. when a black car drove past and someone fired, police said. He was hit in the back and taken in good condition to the University of Chicago Hospital.

In Little Village, a 27-year-old man was sitting on a front porch in the 2100 block of South California Avenue around 4 p.m. when someone walked up and shot him in the arm, police said. He was taken in good condition to Stroger Hospital.

In the Fuller Park neighborhood, a man and a woman were wounded around 6:15 p.m. as they stood on the sidewalk in the 5300 block of South Princeton Avenue. The man, 26, was shot in the chest and the woman, age 29, was shot in the buttocks. They both were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where the man was in serious condition and the woman’s condition was stabilized.

In Lawndale, a 36-year-old man was shot in the left ankle just before 4:05 p.m. in the 1100 block of South Richmond Street, police said. A person of interest was being questioned.

The shootings come after the most violent week so far this year last week, with at least 85 people shot, nine of them fatally.

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