Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 15 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday

Three people were shot dead and 15 other people were wounded in attacks from Tuesday morning to early Wednesday.

About 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, a 35-year-old woman was shot multiple times while she was sitting in a car in the 9700 block of South Morgan Street in the Longwood Manor neighborhood, police said.

The shooter was in another vehicle that approached and opened fire, striking her in the arm and multiple times in the torso. She was pronounced dead at Roseland Community Hospital.

In the Englewood neighborhood, a 22-year-old man was shot dead about 12:35 a.m. Wednesday in the 6600 block of South Carpenter Street, police said. He was found on the street with a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center. He was later pronounced dead.

Tuesday morning, a 34-year-old man was found in the 1100 block of South Karlov Avenue about 11 a.m. with wounds to the head and torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The fatal shooting happened outside Frazier International Magnet Elementary School in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

Police closed Grenshaw Avenue from Pulaski Road and closed Karlov from Roosevelt Road. Police hung tape from the fence enclosing Frazier’s playground. Students did not come out for recess.

Other shootings:

Just before 2 a.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the foot while he was walking in the 5000 block of West Iowa Street in the South Austin neighborhood, police said. He took himself to West Suburban Medical Center, where he was listed in good condition.

Just after 12:00 a.m., a 24-year-old woman was shot in both legs while sitting in a parked car in the 6500 block of South Claremont Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood, police said. Her condition was stabilized at Advocate Christ Medical Center.

About 11:50 p.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in the back while he was in the 7100 block of South Stony Island Avenue in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, police said. He then took himself to the 700 block of East 87th Place where he sought medical help. His condition was stabilized at Advocate Christ Medical Center.

A 34-year-old man was critically injured in a shooting about 10:45 p.m. in the parking lot of a school in the 3600 block of West Fifth Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. The shooter approached him and shot him in the abdomen and left thigh. The victim’s girlfriend took him to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. The shooter left in a dark-colored SUV.

About 10:20 p.m., a 24-year-old was shot in the right forearm while he was walking in the 4100 block of West 15th Street in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said. His condition was stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Three people were shot just before 10:15 p.m. in the Englewood neighborhood. They were standing in the 6400 block of South Hoyne Avenue when someone shot the trio. A 22-year-old man was shot in the left leg, and his condition was stabilized at Holy Cross Hospital. A 30-year-old man was shot in the right leg, and his condition was stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital. A 25-year-old man was shot in the right thigh, and he was taken in serious condition to Stroger Hospital.

About 9:55 p.m., a 30-year-old man was shot in the right hand while he was walking in the 2600 block of South Kostner Avenue in the Ford City neighborhood on the city’s Southwest Side. The shooter was inside a white van, police said. The 30-year-old man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

About 8:05 p.m., a 41-year-old woman was shot in the back while she was walking in the 1700 block of East 71st Street in the South Shore neighborhood, police said. She was taken in fair condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

About 7:20 p.m. in the 100 block of South Springfield Avenue in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood, a 23-year-old man was shot in the lower left leg. He was standing outside when he “heard shots and felt pain,” police said. A private vehicle took him to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was listed in good condition.

About 5:30 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Greenwood Avenue, a 21-year-old man was shot, possibly by accident, police said. He told police a dark-colored Audi pulled up and someone inside fired shots at him, hitting him in the left ankle. The 21-year-old was taken to Jackson Park Hospital where his condition has stabilized, police said, adding that his injury was “consistent with a self-inflicted wound.”

About 4:45 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the leg while he was in the 9100 block of South Essex Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, police said. A silver sedan pulled up next to the man and someone shot at him. His condition was stabilized at Advocate Christ Medical Center.

Just before 4:30 p.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in the buttocks in the 1100 block of North Pulaski Road in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. He took himself to Norwegian American Hospital, and he was later transferred to Stroger Hospital.

About 3:50 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Waller Avenue, a 28-year-old man was shot in his back and taken in serious condition to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park but was transferred to Stroger Hospital, police said. The 28-year-old told police he was on the sidewalk when he heard shots and felt pain, police said.

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