2 killed, at least 10 wounded in shootings in Chicago MondaySun-Times Wireon August 31, 2021 at 9:49 am

Two people were killed and at least 10 others were wounded in shootings in Chicago Monday.

One of the fatal attacks occurred in South Shore when a man was shot by a gunman who forced his way into his home, police said.

The 55-year-old man responded to loud knocking at his door in the 7700 block of South Shore Drive about 1:50 a.m., police said. The man was shot multiple times and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. He has not been identified.

In Roseland on the Far South Side, a man was killed and two others wounded around 8:50 p.m. while standing in the 400 block of East 111th Street, police said. A 31-year-old man was shot in the back and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead. He hasn’t been identified. Another man, 54, was struck in the wrist and went to Roseland Hospital in good condition. A third man, 30, was shot in the foot and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

Other attacks:

A 17-year-old boy was shot in Burnside on the South Side. About 11:10 p.m., the teen was standing in the 500 block of East 92nd Street when he was struck in the thigh. He was taken to Roseland Community Hospital in good condition.
Another 17-year-old boy was wounded in Chatham on the South Side. The teen was on a bike about 6:50 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Vernon Avenue when someone in a car fired shots, Chicago police said. He was struck in the arm and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.
In the day’s first reported shooting, a man was shot while entering his home in Gresham on the Far South Side. The 26-year-old was shot in the thigh about 2:35 a.m. in the 7500 block of South Honore Street, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.

Five others were wounded in the city.

Six people were killed and 50 others were wounded in shootings over the weekend citywide.

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