Police: 3 killed, 15 wounded in Chicago shootings Tuesday

- Three men were killed and at least 15 other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago.

A 25-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday night in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

Cortez Tate was shot in the head at 8:27 p.m. in the 7300 block of North Rogers, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Tate, of the 7600 block of North Sheridan, was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he was pronounced dead at 11:24 p.m., authorities said. Additional information was not immediately available.

Less than 20 minutes earlier, a man was fatally shot in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.

About 8:10 p.m., 32-year-old Demarco V. Kennedy was in a home in the 600 block of East 102nd Place when he was shot in the neck, authorities said.

Kennedy, who lived in the same block as the shooting, was taken to Trinity Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:14 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.

Earlier Tuesday afternoon, a man was killed in an Englewood neighborhood shooting on the South Side.

Julius Coleman, 18, was on the street after getting dropped off from a vehicle at 2:07 p.m. in the 5600 block of South May when someone inside a passing blue vehicle began shooting, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

Coleman, of the 6000 block of South Green, was shot in the chest and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead at 2:56 p.m., authorities said.

Most recently, a 30-year-old man was shot and critically wounded in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. He was sitting in a vehicle at 10:56 p.m. parked in the 5900 block of West Division when someone exited another vehicle nearby and opened fire, police said. The man was shot in the head and taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was listed in critical condition.

At 10:26 p.m., a 17-year-old girl was shot in a separate Austin attack. She suffered a gunshot wound to the back in the 1000 block of North Leamington, police said. The teenager was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in “guarded” condition. Further details were not immediately available.

About 15 minutes earlier, a man and woman were shot in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 24-year-old man and 22-year-old woman were both wounded in the shooting about 10:10 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Karlov, police said. The man suffered a gunshot wound to the left shoulder and was taken to Stroger Hospital. The woman was shot in the left leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. Both of their conditions were stabilized.

About 9:45 p.m., a 26-year-old man was walking in the 3900 block of West Grenshaw in North Lawndale when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the right leg. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said, adding that the man is a documented gang member.

At 9:43 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in the right leg in the 5300 block of West Potomac in Austin, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. Additional information was not available.

Less than 30 minutes earlier, a 20-year-old man was wounded in an Englewood neighborhood shooting on the South Side. He was shot in the right leg at 9:19 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Halsted, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. A police source said the man is a documented gang member.

At 6:42 p.m., two men, both 20 years old, were shot in the 2900 block of North Linder in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. They were both taken to Community First Medical Center in good condition. One was shot in the arm, while the other was shot in the arm and hand.

About 20 minutes earlier, a man was left in critical condition after he was shot in Austin. The 36-year-old was a passenger in a vehicle in the 5500 block of West Jackson about 6:24 p.m. when he was shot in the back, police said. He was taken in critical condition to Loretto Hospital.

About six hours earlier, two teenagers were wounded in a drive-by shooting in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The pair was standing on the sidewalk in the 600 block of South California at 12:16 p.m. when a gray vehicle approached and someone inside fired shots, police said. Both teens took themselves to Mount Sinai Hospital. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the chest, back and hip and his condition was stabilized. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the left index finger and left buttocks, and listed in good condition.

Earlier Tuesday, a drive-by shooting left two people wounded in Lawndale. The 16-year-old boy and 24-year-old man were walking to the store about 3:50 a.m. in the 3700 block of West Ogden when a vehicle drove by and someone inside opened fire, police said. The teenager was shot in the right leg, while the man suffered a graze wound to the right heel. They were both taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where the man’s condition was stabilized. The teenager’s condition was not known.

The day’s first shooting happened in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side. A 25-year-old man was walking at 12:48 a.m. on the sidewalk in the 400 block of East 71st Street when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the hand, police said. He was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. A police source said the man is a documented gang member.

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