Two men and a teenage boy have been killed and at least 11 people were wounded in shootings citywide since midmorning Monday, police said.
Most recently, just after 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, a 51-year-old man was killed in the Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Police responded to the 2500 block of North Lavergne Avenue for a call of a person down. Paramedics were called to examine him and found that he had been shot in the lower abdomen. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Nobody in the surrounding blocks had called 911 to report gunfire, authorities said, and police found just one spent bullet cartridge at the scene. Further information about the circumstances of the shooting were not available.
Earlier, at 6:15 p.m. Monday, a 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man were found unresponsive in a vehicle in the 4500 block of South Wood Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood about 6:15 p.m., police said.
The boy suffered a gunshot wound to the midsection and the man suffered a gunshot wound to the head and both were pronounced dead on the scene, according to police.
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