16 shot, 2 fatally, in Chicago since Friday; together with 1 killed, 9 wounded in Chatham assault


No less than 16 individuals had been shot, two fatally, in shootings throughout Chicago since Friday evening, together with one individual killed and 9 wounded in a single assault in Chatham.

Simply after 2 a.m, two males approached a gaggle standing on the sidewalk within the 7500 block of South Prairie Avenue and opened fireplace, Chicago police stated.

A 29-year-old girl was struck within the leg and stomach and transported to the College of Chicago Medical Middle the place she was pronounced useless, police stated. The Prepare dinner County health worker’s workplace has not but recognized her.

9 extra victims, ranging in age from 23 to 49 years previous had been transported to space hospitals all in truthful or good situation, in accordance with police.

There isn’t a one in custody.

A 20-year-old girl was killed in a capturing Friday evening in Brighton Park on the Southwest Aspect.

She was in a car together with her boyfriend about 8:50 p.m. when a gunman approached them whereas yelling gang slogans within the 4700 block of South Rockwell Road, police stated.

The lady was sitting within the passenger seat when she was struck within the neck and hand, police stated.

After the capturing, her boyfriend drove off and pulled over at a Shell fuel station, 4658 S California Ave., the place Chicago Hearth Division paramedics arrived. The lady was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital and later pronounced useless, police stated. She has not but been recognized.

Within the weekend’s first reported capturing, two males had been wounded in an assault in South Shore.

They had been on the sidewalk about 6:50 p.m. Friday when somebody fired pictures within the 7500 block of South Kingston Avenue, police stated.

The 33-year-old was struck within the arm and brought to the College of Chicago Medical Middle in good situation, police stated. The opposite, 29, suffered a number of gunshot wounds to the physique and was taken to the identical hospital in good situation.

No less than three are individuals have been harm in shootings since 5 p.m. Friday.

Final weekend almost 60 individuals had been shot in Chicago.

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