At least 6 killed, 49 wounded — including 7 teens — in weekend gun violenceSun-Times Wireon August 30, 2021 at 12:11 pm

Weekend gun violence in Chicago claimed the lives of six people and wounded at least 49 others, including a 14-year-old, a 15-year-old and two 16-year-olds.

Two of the fatal attacks occurred in Englewood on the South Side.

— In the first, around 11:55 p.m. Friday, a 27-year-old man was driving in the 900 block of West 59th Street when a black sedan pulled alongside and someone inside fired, Chicago police said.

He crashed into two unoccupied cars and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said. He has not been identified.

— In the second Englewood shooting, a man was killed in a drive-by around 2:50 a.m. Sunday.

A 30-year-old man was walking in the 200 block of West 71st Street when a black Nissan SUV approached and someone inside opened fire following an argument, police said. He was hit in the chest, arm and shoulder and was taken to the University of Chicago, where he was pronounced dead, police said. He has not been identified.

— Around the same time, a man was fatally shot in Humboldt Park on the Northwest Side. A 27-year-old man was discovered about 2:30 a.m. lying on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of North Lawndale Avenue, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. He has not yet been identified.

— A man was killed and a woman wounded in Back of the Yards on the South Side around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. They at an outside gathering in the 4800 block of South Justine Street when shots were fired, police said.

The man, 42, was shot in the chest and back and was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. He has not been identified. The woman, 26, suffered a graze wound to her leg and refused medical treatment, police said.

— A man was shot to death while sitting in a car in Little Village on the West Side Sunday evening. Felipe De Jesus Duarte Trujillo, 26, was attacked about 5 p.m. in the 2700 block of South Pulaski Road, police said. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

— A man was shot in his South Shore home Monday morning on the Far South Side. About 1:50 a.m., the 55-year-old responded to loud knocking at his door in the 7700 block of South Shore Drive and a gunman forced his way, Chicago police said. The man was shot multiple times and was taken to the University of Chicago, where he was pronounced dead, police said. He has not been identified.

— Four people wounded Saturday in Douglas Park on the West Side. The three men and a woman were at a large outside gathering in the 2800 block of West 12th Place when they were struck by gunfire about 10:10 p.m., police said.

A 36-year-old woman and two men, 39 and 46, were shot in the leg, police said. A 21-year-old man was shot in the arm, police said. They all went to Mount Sinai in fair condition, police said.

— Two teens were wounded Friday evening in Chatham on the South Side. About 11:55 p.m., a boy and girl, both 16, were walking in the 8700 block of South Holland Road when they were attacked, police said. The boy was shot in the chin and the girl grazed in the leg, police said.

Both were dropped off by a passerby at Little Company of Mary Hospital, where they were listed in good condition, police said. The boy was transferred to Stroger Hospital, police said.

— A 14-year-old boy was critically wounded Friday evening in West Garfield Park on the West Side. About 10:15 p.m., the teen was outside on a porch with a group of people in the 4100 block of West West End when he was shot in the neck, police said. It was unknown if he was the intended target, police said. He was taken to Stroger where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

— A 15-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were wounded Friday evening in East Garfield Park on the West Side. They were discovered in a car about 10:05 p.m. in the 2800 block of West Adams Street, Chicago police said. The 15-year-old was shot in the neck and was taken to Stroger in serious condition, police said. The 19-year-old was shot in the chest and arm and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.

At least 39 others were wounded across the city between 5 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Monday.

Last weekend in Chicago, seven people were killed and 39 others were wounded.

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