Police: 1 dead, 11 wounded in shootings Thursday on South, West sides

CHICAGO (STMW) - A 17-year-old boy was killed and at least 11 people were wounded in shootings Thursday on the city’s South and West sides.

The fatal shooting happened at 10:25 p.m. the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The 17-year-old boy was in the 3100 block of West 41st Place when a white SUV drove by and someone inside fired shots. The boy was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the death.

The most recent non-fatal shooting happened Thursday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

The 28-year-old was shot in both legs at 8:32 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Ridgeway, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

At 6:10 p.m., three people were shot in the 1100 block of South Mozart Street in the North Lawndale neighborhood, police said. A 26-year-old man suffered two gunshot wounds to the back and one gunshot wound to the buttocks, and a 23-year-old man suffered two gunshot wounds to the right arm, two gunshot wounds to the left leg and the right foot. Both men were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition. Also, a 19-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to the wrist and refused medical attention, police said.

Less than 20 minutes earlier, a person was shot in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. The male, whose age was not known, was shot by a person he tried to rob in the 8700 block of South State Street at 5:54 p.m. The man then drove away from the scene and ran over the person he tried to rob, who had a valid FOID card, police said. The man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in unknown condition, police said.

About five minutes earlier, a 24-year-old man was injured in a Woodlawn neighborhood shooting on the South Side. He was shot in the buttocks about 5:50 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Blackstone. The man was taken in good condition to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center, police said.

About 3:45 p.m., a man was shot in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. The 26-year-old was walking in the 11200 block of South Edbrooke Avenue when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the upper left leg, police said. He was taken to Roseland Community Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. He was later transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital.

Earlier Thursday afternoon, a 19-year-old man was critically wounded in a Humboldt Park neighborhood shooting on the West Side. He was walking out of his him at 1:57 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Monticello when someone ran up and shot him, police said. The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the face and was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital. A police source said the man is a documented gang member.

About 1:55 a.m., a man and a teenage boy were shot in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side. The 19-year-old man and 17-year-old boy were in a vehicle in the 5100 block of South Princeton when they heard shots and realized they’d been hit, police said. The man was shot in the arm and the boy was shot in the back. They transported themselves to St. Bernard Hospital, where they were listed in good condition. A police source said both victims are documented gang members and they were being uncooperative with investigators.

Thursday’s first shooting happened on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side. A male, whose age was not immediately known, was in a vehicle on southbound I-94 near 75th at 12:10 a.m. when he suffered a graze wound to the shoulder, according to Illinois State Police. He was taken to Roseland Community Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, state police said. Further details about the shooting were not immediately available.

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