Nine people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend.
In the weekend’s latest attack, a person was shot Saturday morning on the Kennedy Expressway in Avondale on the North Side.
The person was shot about 6:35 a.m. as he drove south on Interstate 90 near Belmont Avenue, Illinois State Police said. He was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening.
A 25-year-old man was critically hurt in a shooting over an hour earlier in Cragin on the Northwest Side.
About 5:15 a.m., the man was in the 5000 block of West Deming Place when someone fired shots, Chicago police said. He was struck in the abdomen and taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital in critical condition.
Earlier Saturday morning, a 29-year-old man was wounded in a shooting in the Loop.
The man was a passenger in a vehicle about 3:30 a.m. on Lower Wacker Drive when he heard shots and felt pain, Chicago police said. He was shot in the knee and taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Hours before that, a man was shot at a gas station in Ashburn on the Southwest Side.
The 25-year-old was attempting to pump gas at a gas station about 1:20 a.m. in the 7700 block of South Kedzie Avenue when people inside a green-colored SUV shouted gang slogans and fired shots, Chicago police said. He was shot in the hand and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized.
A man was critically wounded in a shooting Friday night in Roseland on the Far South Side.
The shooting happened about 10:05 p.m. in the 10400 block of South Corliss Avenue, according to Chicago police. The 29-year-old man brought himself to Roseland Hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder, where he was listed in critical condition.
In the weekend’s earliest reported shooting, a man was seriously hurt in a shooting Friday night in Austin on the West Side.
The 54-year-old was standing near a home about 7:45 p.m. in the 1700 block of North Mason Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain, Chicago police said.
He was struck in the leg and taken to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood, police said. He was listed in serious condition.
Three other people have been wounded in citywide shootings since 5 p.m. Friday.
Thirty-six people were shot, 4 fatally, last weekend in Chicago.