SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE - Nine people were killed and 13 others, including a 10-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Monday, with seven of the fatal shootings occurring in a span of less than 14 hours.
The latest fatal shooting happened late Monday night when one man was killed and two others were critically wounded in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.
The three were standing on the sidewalk at 11:17 p.m. in the 9400 block of South LaSalle when a blue car drove past and someone inside opened fire in their direction, according to Chicago Police. Anthony Hatchett, 44, was shot in the head, and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 12:11 a.m. Tuesday, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 10600 block of South Parnell.
A 28-year-old man who was shot in the back was also taken to Christ Medical Center, police said. The third man, 30, was taken to Stroger Hospital with gunshot wounds to the right arm and left leg. Both were listed in critical condition.
About an hour before that, a man was shot to death in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
Erik L. Williams, 27, was standing on a front porch at 10:18 p.m. in the 1800 block of West 58th when someone in a gray sedan fired shots at him, authorities said. Williams, of the 1200 block of West 71st Place, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the side of his torso and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11 p.m.
At 9:24 p.m., a man was shot to death in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side.
John Hosey Jr., 28, was driving in the 3500 block of West Grenshaw when he heard gunfire and felt pain, authorities said. Hosey suffered gunshot wounds to the left arm, torso and back, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:32 p.m., according to police and the medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 3900 block of West Fillmore.
Less than an hour earlier, a man was killed and a teenage boy wounded in a West Garfield Park neighborhood shooting.
The 28-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 100 block of South Kilpatrick about 8:45 p.m. when a male walked up and started shooting at him, police said. The man was shot multiple times and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. His name had not been released as of Tuesday afternoon.
A 17-year-old boy who was driving past the scene when the shooting started was also struck in the left ankle. He drove himself to Loretto Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Earlier Monday evening, a 24-year-old man was shot to death in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Denzell Mickel was shot in the right arm, the left side of his neck and his head about 7:30 p.m. in the 3200 block of West 83rd Street, authorities said. Mickel, of the 7000 block of South Honore, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 8:20 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.
Another man was shot and killed less than 10 minutes earlier in a separate West Garfield Park attack.
The 22-year-old was in the 800 block of South Springfield at 7:22 p.m. when someone in a gray vehicle shot him in the back and right arm, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name had not been released as of Tuesday afternoon.
A 61-year-old man was shot to death Monday afternoon in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.
At 1:18 p.m., Michael Lucas was on a front porch in the 9100 block of South Cottage Grove when someone fired shots in his direction, police and the medical examiner’s office said. Lucas, who lived on the same block as the shooting, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:35 p.m. Police said he was not the intended target of the shooting.
Two other people were killed in shootings early Monday morning.
William Villa, 25, was killed while driving in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood. He was in a black SUV in the 1100 block of North Western Avenue at 2:27 a.m. when he stopped at a red light at Western and Division, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. A dark car pulled alongside his vehicle and someone inside opened fire.
The SUV then pulled forward and crashed into a traffic light in the northeast corner of the intersection. Villa was shot in the head, but three female passengers in the SUV were not injured. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died about half an hour later, according to the medical examiner’s office.
The day’s first shooting was a man shot to death in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Officers responding about 2:25 a.m. to a call of a person shot in the 3200 block of West Walnut found 43-year-old Lee Martin lying on the sidewalk with gunshot wounds to the head and back, authorities said. Martin, who lived in the 6500 block of South Loomis, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:39 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.
Among the non-fatal shootings, a 10-year-old boy was critically wounded Monday night while he was on his family’s front porch in West Garfield Park.
Tavon Tanner was standing outside the family’s home at 10:18 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Polk when shots rang out and he was struck in the back, according to Chicago Police and his mother, Mellanie Washington. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.
“I’ve got faith in God that he’s going to pull through,” Washington said outside the hospital while Tavon was in surgery early Tuesday.
The most recent nonfatal shooting happened late Monday in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. At 11:19 p.m., a 31-year-old man was standing on a corner in the 6400 block of South Maryland when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the left arm, according to police. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.