Three people, including a 16-year-old boy, were killed and at least 27 other people have been wounded in shootings since late Friday morning across the city, according to Chicago police.
On Saturday moring May 7th around 3:30 a.m., a 25-year-old man and a 23-year-old man were wounded in a shooting in the East Garfield Park Neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side.
The two men were in the 3200 block of West Maypole Avenue when they were shot. The older man was shot in the face, and he was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. The 23-year-old was hit five times in the torso, and he was also taken to Mount Sinai, where he was listed in fair condition.
The circumstances of the shooting are still being investigated by CPD. The shooter or shooters are still at large. Continue Reading
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A man was shot early Saturday morning while driving on the Stevenson Expressway heading southbound, the shooting happened around 6:30 am. between the Cicero and Central avenue exits. The Illinois State Police shut down the southbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway for two hours to investigate the shooting.
The victim’s car was struck by two bullets, one went through the passenger window and the other entered through the windshield, one of those bullets hit the driver in the leg, according to police the shooter fired at least five shots at the man.
After the shooting, the car sped off, and exited the Stevenson at the Central Avenue
The man was taken away by ambulance from the scene; first responders said he was in stable condition with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg.
The Illinois State Police are still investigating this shooting, the shooter or shooters are still at large.
Two people were shot to death and at least 13 others, including a Chicago police officer, were wounded in shootings on Monday in Chicago.
On Monday evening April 25th 2016 at around 9:00 pm a 16 year old boy was walking down the street on the 2100 hundred block of south Paulina, when a light colored vehicle pulled up next to him and started firing at him, the boy was struck in the chest and taken to Stronger Hospital in critical condition, the shooting is believed to be gang related, but the victim is not a documented gang member and this shooting incident could have been a case of mistaken identity by the shooter, the shooter or shooters are still at large.
On Saturday April 15th 2016 a 13 year old boy was shot around 8 pm Saturday evening while walking across the street in the Grand Crossing neighborhood. The young boy was walking across the street in the 7300 block of South University Avenue when a white sedan pulled up. Three people got out and began…
On Saturday, April 24th at 11:05 p.m. a 24-year-old man was standing near an alley in the 4600 block of South Richmond Street in Brighton Park Neighborhood, when someone lurking in the alley shot him in the left leg. The man was taken to St. Anthony Hospital where he was listed in good condition, the shooter or shooters are still at large.
On Sunday April 24th 2016 at 1:05am a man was shot on the 2200 block of south Maypole Ave. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. A unknown male jumped out of a car and started firing at the 30 year old man sitting in his car, the man was struck in the leg the man’s condition is unknown, the shooter or shooters are still at large.
On April 23rd 2016 at 4:55 pm two people were shot at Chicago Ave and Avyers in the Humboldt Park Neighborhood on the Westside. The two men were sitting in their car when a light colored sedan pulled up and a man exited the car and began firing into their automobile. A 29 year old male was grazed in the left hand and refused treatment at the scene the other 22 year old male was hit in the left leg and taken in stable condition to Stroger Hospital. This shooting is believed to be gang related the shooter or shooters are still at large.
At 4:51 am Sunday April 17th two men ages 22 and 23 were shot walking on the side walk next to the Marathon Gas station at Ashland and Eire. The Two men were each shot in the leg they were picked up by a passing motorist and rushed to the hospital both men are in stable condition, both shooting victims are documented gang members and the shooting is believed to be gang related. The shooter or shooters are still at large.
At 415 am Sunday April 17th three men robbed a 30 year old man of money and jewelry, according to CPD the man was shot three times, he was hit in the left arm, left hand, and left ankle, this happened on the 6300 block of King drive. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital and is in stable condition. The shooter or shooters are still at large.
On Saturday evening around 10:15pm a 38 year old man was standing on his front porch in the 6900 block of South Damen Avenue in the West Englewood Neighborhood, when someone pulled up in a dark colored sedan leaned out the window and fired shots at the man, spraying his front porch with bullets they then sped off. The man was hit in both arms, and the man refused treatment from paramedics on the scene. The shooter left at least 25 spent bullet casings strewn down the street. The shooter or shooters are still at large.
A 1-year-old girl was shot in the head while riding in the back seat of a car Friday afternoon in Austin on the West Side.
They were driving west in the 5400 block of West Le Moyne when someone in a passing silver vehicle fired 6 shots at the car around 4:45 p.m. A bullet went through the trunk and back seat, hitting the girl in the head.
The driver took the baby to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. She was transferred to Stroger Hospital, where her condition was stabilized, Relatives say they think she’ll be okay but there is no official word yet on her condition.
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