(Sun Times Wire) Two men were killed and 14 others wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago, including seven shot during a fight in Englewood on the South Side.
Gunfire broke out about 11:10 p.m. on the sidewalk in the 6800 block of South Justine Street, Chicago police said.
A woman was seriously wounded by gunfire, while six men were listed in fair or good condition. The victims were between 18 to 44 years old.
West Pullman homicide
In the day’s first reported deadly attack, a man was shot to death in West Pullman on the Far South Side.
Two people fired shots at the 21-year-old about 3:50 p.m. as he ran south in the 12000 block of South Lowe Avenue, police said. The man was struck multiple times in the body and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. His name hasn’t been released.
1 shot dead outside Back of the Yards laundromat
Two men were shot, one fatally, Monday outside a laundromat in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
Ricky Shipman, 35, and another man were in a parked car about 10:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of West Garfield Boulevard when someone opened fire, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. Shipman was shot in the chest and died at a hosital.
The other man, 38, was hospitalized in fair condition with a gunshot wound to the ankle, police said. Media reports showed police investigating a crime scene outside a laundromat where a car could be seen with bullet holes and shattered glass.
15-year-old shot taking out trash
In nonfatal attacks, a 15-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting early Monday on the Near West Side. The boy was taking out the trash about 5:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue when he heard a gunshot and felt pain, police said.
He ran inside his home and was taken to Rush University Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his lower back, police said. He was later transferred in good condition to Stroger hospital.
2 shot in West Englewood
Two men were shot Monday evening in West Englewood on the South Side. The men, both 20, were standing outside about 6 p.m. in the 6100 block of South Marshfield Avenue when multiple people walked up and opened fire at them, Chicago police said.
One man was struck in the chest, while the other was struck in the leg and abdomen, police said. Both were stabilized at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
At least three other people were hurt Monday in citywide shootings.
Over Easter weekend, 34 people were shot, eight fatally, in Chicago.
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