At least 24 people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend, including a 36-year-old man who was fatally shot Saturday on the South Side.
About 11:40 p.m., he was sitting in a parked vehicle in the 700 block of East 103rd Street when three male suspects approached him and one of the males fired shots, Chicago police said.
The man suffered gunshot wounds in the chest, arm and buttocks, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t released details on his death.
In nonfatal shootings, a 48-year-old man was shot in an attempted robbery early Sunday in Roseland on the Far South Side.
He was standing outside about 12:40 a.m. in the 10500 block of South Michigan Avenue when a person approached him and demanded his money, police said. The man refused and reached for the armed suspect’s handgun, according to police.
The gunman fired a shot and struck the man in the knee before fleeing the scene, police said. The man self-transported to Roseland Hospital in good condition.
A 31-year-old man was shot while riding in a funeral procession Saturday in Gresham on the South Side.
He was riding in a vehicle about 6:50 p.m. when someone fired shots as the procession passed through the 7600 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said. He was struck in the abdomen and arm, and rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said.
A teenage bystander was wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon East Garfield Park on the West Side.
The 17-year-old boy was walking about 4:30 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Ohio Street when someone in a vehicle drove by and fired shots at a nearby group of people, police said. Someone in the group returned fire, and the boy was caught in the crossfire, taking a bullet to the chest.
He was brought to Mt. Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.
Hours earlier, four people were wounded, two critically, in Austin on the West Side.
The group was standing outside about 12:10 p.m. when someone fired shots at them in the 500 block of North Leamington Avenue, police said.
One man, 64, was struck in the leg, and another, 54, was struck in the thigh, police said. Both were taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition. A third man, 42, was grazed on the back and treated at the scene.
A fourth victim later showed up at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood with a gunshot wound to the shoulder, and was listed in good condition, police said.
Early Saturday morning, a man was critically wounded in a shooting in the South Shore neighborhood.
The 21-year-old was standing outside about 1:45 a.m. in the 7000 block of South Jeffery Boulevard when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He suffered one gunshot wound to the groin and was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.
In the weekend’s earliest reported shooting, a man was shot Friday evening in East Garfield Park on the West Side.
The man, 22, heard shots and felt pain about 6:55 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Ohio Street, Chicago police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his buttocks and was listed in fair condition.
At least 14 other people have been wounded in citywide shootings since 5 p.m. Friday.
Twenty people were shot, four fatally, last weekend in Chicago.