20 shot, 4 fatally, in Chicago this weekendon March 22, 2021 at 12:39 pm

Four people were killed and at least 16 others wounded in gun violence across Chicago this weekend, including a 10-year-old boy wounded in a triple shooting in East Garfield Park.

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. Friday in the 3100 block of West Lake Street, Chicago police said.

Marquel Robinson, 24, was struck in the side and pronounced dead on the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. The 10-year-old 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.

West Town homicide

On Sunday, a man was fatally shot in an apartment in West Town. About 6:30 a.m., the 39-year-old was inside of a 3rd floor apartment in the 1500 block of West North Avenue when someone he knew shot him in the abdomen, police said. The man was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Murder in Bronzeville

Two people were shot, one fatally, Sunday in Bronzeville on the South Side. About 6:40 p.m., a man and woman were sitting inside a vehicle in the 3800 block of South Michigan Avenue, when they were discovered with gunshot wounds, police said.

The woman, thought to be between 25 and 30-years-old, was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition with gunshot wounds throughout her body, police said. The man, 23, was struck in the head and pronounced dead. The medical examiner’s office has not yet released his name.

Douglas homicide

Saturday afternoon, two men were shot, one fatally, 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 pain, police said.

Darrell Holiday Jr., 27, was struck in the back and torso, and was brought to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, officials said. The 31-year-old was struck in the neck and taken to the same hospital in good condition.

Nonfatal shootings

In nonfatal attacks, a Chicago police SWAT team arrested a man suspected of shooting two people, including a police officer, Saturday afternoon in Austin on the West Side.

The alleged gunman, 29-year-old Thomas Tracy Jr., was accused of shooting a man in the buttocks, then firing at responding officers in the 200 block of North La Crosse Avenue. One officer was struck in the hand and taken in a squad car to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. Her wound was not life-threatening and she was released later that day.

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.

A man was grazed in a shooting Saturday afternoon 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.

At least nine others were wounded in shootings between 5 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Monday.

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

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