CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - Two people were killed and at least 12 others, including a 14-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings Monday on the South and West sides.
A teenager was fatally shot Monday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Officers responding about 9:25 p.m. to a call of a person shot in the 4400 block of West West End found 17-year-old Darrell Peden lying in the street with gunshot wounds to the torso, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Peden, who lived in the 4600 block of West West End, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:10 p.m., authorities said.
About 9:25 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said.
Officers responding to a call of a person shot in the 4400 block of West West End found the 17-year-old lying in the street with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso, police said.
He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the fatality Tuesday morning.
The 14-year-old boy was wounded in a Roseland neighborhood shooting on the Far South Side.
The boy was standing on the sidewalk in the first block of West 112th Street at 10:38 p.m. when another male opened fire from a gangway nearby, police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the left buttock and was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Most recently, two people were shot on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side. At 11:59 p.m., the two males were in a vehicle in the northbound lanes of I-90/94 near 63rd Street when they were shot, according to Illinois State Police. The vehicle came to a stop near 59th Street. Both victims were taken to Stroger Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Their ages were not immediately known.
At 11:12 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. He was standing in the 6000 block of South Wolcott when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the right leg, police said. The man took himself to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Less than 10 minutes earlier, a person was shot in the Rosemoor neighborhood on the South Side. The male, whose age was not known, was shot in the left shoulder at 11:05 p.m. in the 9700 block of South Prairie, police said. He walked into Roseland Community Hospital, but his condition was unknown.
About 10:45 p.m., a man was shot during a robbery in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The 27-year-old was sitting in a vehicle parked in the 3800 block of West Fillmore when two males walked up and announced a robbery, police said. As he was attempting to drive away, the man was shot in the left arm and right hand. He drove to the 1200 block of South Troy, where authorities were notified and he was subsequently taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. Police said the man is a documented gang member.
Earlier Monday night, an 18-year-old man was wounded in a Lawndale neighborhood shooting on the Southwest Side. He was standing on a front porch at 9:22 p.m. in the 1900 block of South Hamlin when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the abdomen and arms, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized,.
About 8:50 p.m., a 20-year-old man was outside in the Back of the Yards neighborhood’s 4400 block of South Wolcott when a male got out of a black sedan and shot him in the head, police said. He was taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
A 22-year-old man was wounded shortly after 7 p.m. in another Roseland neighborhood shooting. He was walking in the 10700 block of South Calumet when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. The vehicle then sped off northbound on Calumet. The man was taken to Christ Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.
Monday afternoon, a man was shot in the South Chicago neighborhood. The 20-year-old was in an alley in the 8000 block of South Essex about 2:45 p.m. when two males approached him and one fired shots, police said. He was shot in the leg and took himself to South Shore Hospital, where his condition stabilized.
Less than 90 minutes earlier, a man suffered a graze wound in a shooting in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. The shooting happened at 1:23 p.m. in the 12400 block of South Yale, police said. The victim, whose age wasn’t immediately available, suffered a graze wound to the head and was in good condition at the scene, police said. Additional information was not available.
Monday’s first shooting happened about 1 p.m. in Roseland. Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 200 block of West 110th Street and learned someone was shooting from a gray car, police said. A 24-year-old man was shot in the left arm and was driven by friends to Roseland Community Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.