CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Two men were killed and seven other people were wounded between midnight and 11:59 p.m. Tuesday in shootings across the city.
The most recent fatal shooting happened in the West Garfield Park neighborhood at 9:33 p.m. Archie Harris, 34, of Roselle, was found shot multiple times in the backyard of a home in the 4700 block of West Congress Parkway, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Another man was killed about 2:50 a.m. in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. Mario Mullins, 21, was shot while standing in a parking lot with two other men when four males they did not know walked up and opened fire about 2:50 a.m. in the 4000 block of West Fifth Avenue, authorities said. Mullins, of the East Chatham neighborhood, was shot multiple times in the chest and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The two men he was standing with, ages 23 and 20, were also shot. The older man was shot in the leg and the younger man was shot in both arms and suffered a graze wound to his back, police said. Both were also taken to Stroger for treatment.
The most recent nonfatal shooting happened in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood about 5:50 p.m. when a 38-year-old man was seriously wounded in a drive-by shooting, police said. He was walking in the 700 block of East Oakwood when someone in a passing dark-colored sedan fired shots, grazing his head and striking him in the right arm. He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition.
About 1:10 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the Oakland neighborhood on the South Side. The man was shot in the right leg in the 600 block of East 37th Street and was taken to Mercy Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.
A man was wounded in a shooting in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood on the South Side about 2:07 a.m. The 32-year-old was walking on the sidewalk near the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 200 block of West 38th Place when he heard shots and felt pain, according to police. He was struck in the right shoulder and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.
The first shooting of the day happened at 12:28 a.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. A 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man were sitting in a vehicle while they ate when another vehicle pulled up and someone fired shots at them in the 1000 block of North Spaulding, according to police. The boy was shot in the back and was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. The man was shot in the right knee and suffered a graze wound to the left leg. He was stabilized at Stroger.
On Monday, an 11-year-old boy was found shot to death and 11 other people were wounded by bullets.