CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - A man was killed and at least 30 people were wounded by gun violence during the weekend across Chicago.
Ari Armour, 35, was shot dead and three others were wounded about 2:25 a.m. Sunday when they gathered in the 1200 block of West 73rd Place, Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said. Two people in a passing SUV opened fire and shot Armour in his head and back. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Other victims of the shooting included a 25-year-old woman and two men, ages 19 and 32, police said. They were taken to hospitals for treatment.
The most last reported shooting of the weekend happened about 3:40 a.m. Monday in the Englewood neighborhood.
A 29-year-old man was outside in the 5600 block of South Princeton Avenue when someone in a black SUV drove by and someone inside fired shots, police said. He was struck in the back, and was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.
Sunday afternoon, a kids’ ride turned into a crime scene when a man was shot at a Little Village carnival right next to a Cook County courthouse. As young children waited their turn to use a handful of rides at a carnival that spanned three blocks, a group of men started arguing about 5:05 p.m. near the festival’s entrance at 26th Street and California Avenue, according to police.
At some point during the argument, one of the men took out a gun and opened fire. A 26-year-old was struck in the right leg, police said. His condition stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital.
An additional 25 people were wounded in shootings across the city between 5 p.m Friday and 5 a.m. Monday.