8 shot, 1 fatally in Chicago so far this weekendSun-Times Wireon March 20, 2021 at 10:14 pm

At least four people were shot, one fatally in Chicago since 5 p.m. March 19, 2021.
At least eight people have been shot, one fatally, in Chicago since 5 p.m. March 19, 2021. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times file photo

A man was killed in a shooting Friday in the 3100 block of West Lake Street.

A man was killed and seven others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend, including a 10-year-old boy who was shot Friday in East Garfield Park on the West Side.

The boy was sitting in a vehicle with two other people when someone walked up and fired shots at them about 6:50 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Lake Street, Chicago police said.

A man, 24, was struck in the side and pronounced dead on the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Marquel Robinson of East Garfield Park.

The boy was shot in the leg, while a 25-year-old woman was struck in the thigh and ankle, police said. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

Saturday morning, a 17-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded by a person who then stole his vehicle in Austin.

The teen was sitting in his vehicle about 2:55 a.m. in the 5400 block of West Race Avenue when a person shot him and took his vehicle, Chicago police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and leg and was transported to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood in serious condition.

In other nonfatal attacks, a man was shot Saturday afternoon in Austin on the West Side.

The man, 31, was standing near an alley about 4:30 p.m. when someone in a black vehicle fired shots at him in the 4900 block of West Fulton Street, Chicago police said. The man was struck in both legs and taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition.

Two men were wounded in a shooting earlier Saturday afternoon in Douglas on the South Side.

About 3:05 p.m., the men, 27 and 31, were in the 3400 block of South Prairie Avenue when they heard shots and felt a pain, Chicago police said.

The 27-year-old was struck in the back and torso, and was brought to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said. The 31-year-old was struck in the neck and taken to the same hospital in good condition.

Hours earlier, a man was grazed in a shooting in Avalon Park on the South Side.

He was on the sidewalk about 1:16 p.m. in the 8000 block of South Woodlawn Avenue when someone opened fire, Chicago police said. A bullet grazed the 38-year-old in the elbow, and he was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.

Forty people were shot, 5 fatally, last weekend in Chicago.

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