Bloody Chicago 3 dead, 4 wounded in shootings on Tuesday

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Three people were killed at least seven people were shot since Tuesday morning.

Early Wednesday, a 24-year-old man was shot dead in Gresham. Just before 2:35 a.m., officers found him on the sidewalk in the 8000 block of South Marshfield Avenue. He had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. Information about the circumstances of the shooting was not available.

Police in the 9200 block of South Bishop Street at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday found 25-year-old Said E. Hayik unresponsive in a gangway with a gunshot wound to the back of his head, according to authorities.

Hayik lived in the 5200 block of West 23rd Street in Cicero, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:59 a.m.

At 1:35 a.m. Wednesday, a 25-year-old man was shot in the leg in Morgan Park. He was getting out of a vehicle in the 11400 block of South Ada Street when someone fired shots. He went to Christ with two gunshot wounds to the leg and was listed in good condition.

About 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, a 56-year-old man was shot in both legs in East Garfield Park. He went to Stroger Hospital after being wounded in the 3900 block of West Wilcox Street, police said. His condition was stabilized.

Just after 8:50 p.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the Fifth City neighborhood on the West Side. He got himself to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the right leg and told investigators he was shot in the 3300 block of West Congress Parkway. Someone walked up to the man and announced a robbery, according to police. When the man tried to grab the would-be robber’s gun, it went off, and he was shot in the leg. His condition was stabilized.

About 2 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the hip in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. He was standing in the 5200 block of West Ferdinand Street when he heard shots and felt pain, said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a Chicago police spokesman. He was taken to West Suburban Medical Center before being transferred to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

Article Org: Chicagotribune.com

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