Police: 5 killed, 11 wounded in Chicago shootings Monday

Five men were killed and at least 11 other people were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago, police said.

CHICAGO (STMW) - Five men were killed and at least 11 other people were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago, police said.

The most recent fatal shooting happened in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Officers responding to a call of a car crash and shots fired in the 10600 block of South Sangamon Street at 8:22 p.m. found a 25-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the back in the driver’s seat of a vehicle that crashed into a parked car, according to Chicago Police. The man was taken to Roseland Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the death.

A Little Village neighborhood shooting left a man dead early Monday evening on the Southwest Side. A 19-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were outside in the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue at 5:01 p.m. when someone walked up to them, pulled out a gun and fired shots, police said. The 19-year-old was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the death. A police source said he was a documented gang member. The 16-year-old was shot in the back and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition was stabilized, police said.

About 30 minutes earlier, a 39-year-old man was fatally shot in the Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. He was shot in the 1000 block of East 100th Place at 4:37 p.m. in a drug-related incident, police said. The man was shot in the abdomen and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he was later pronounced dead, police said. The medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the death.

Earlier in the day, a 19-year-old was shot to death in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Davon Horace was found unresponsive with several gunshot wounds in the 7200 block of South May at 11:24 a.m., authorities said. Horace, of the 6700 block of South Throop, was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12:13 p.m., according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

Two hours earlier, one man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting along a CPS Safe Passage Route in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Trevon Stiger, 20, and an 18-year-old man were walking in the 2000 block of West Marquette at 9:18 a.m. when a gunman walked up and fired shots, then ran away, authorities said. Stiger, of the 2100 block of West 68th Place, was shot in the abdomen and pronounced dead at Christ Medical Center at 2:57 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. The 18-year-old man was shot in the face and was taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center. Police said the shooting might be gang-related. The shooting happened along Harper High School’s Safe Passage Route.

Monday’s most recent nonfatal shooting happened in Englewood.

A 40-year-old man was in a parked vehicle in the 5700 block of South Emerald about 9:30 p.m. when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside shot him, police said. He was shot in the left leg and the bullet eventually struck him in the right leg as well. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

At 7:50 p.m., a man was shot in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood’s 8900 block of South Ada Street, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, but his condition was not known, police said. Further information was not immediately available.

Earlier Monday afternoon, a man was shot in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. At 3:23 p.m., the 26-year-old man and two other people were in a vehicle in the 9500 block of South La Salle Street when someone walked up to the group and fired shots. The man suffered a gunshot wound to the head and the people in the vehicle took him to St. Bernard Hospital. He was then transferred to Stroger Hospital where he was listed in serious condition, police said.

About 40 minutes earlier, a 22-year-old man was shot in the foot in the 10600 block of South Cottage Grove at 2:41 p.m. in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. He took himself to Roseland Hospital.

Less than an hour earlier, two men were shot in a vehicle in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. They were riding in a vehicle in the 2700 block of North Long at 2 p.m. when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots. A 19-year-old was shot in the shoulder and arm, and an 18-year-old was shot in the shoulder. They drove to Community First Hospital, where their conditions stabilized, police said.

About 1:15 p.m., a man was shot in West Town. The 28-year-old man was shot in the lower back by three males in the 1400 block of North Fairfield, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

About an hour and a half earlier, a man was wounded in a Back of the Yards neighborhood drive-by shooting on the South Side. The 36-year-old man was standing on a corner in the 900 block of West 50th Street at 11:42 a.m. when a black SUV drove by and someone inside fired shots. The man was shot in the leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

About 10:20 a.m., a 56-year-old man was shot in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The man was driving in the 500 block of South California at 10:19 a.m. when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the back. He drove himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. A police source said the man is a documented gang member.

Before the outbreak of violence Monday, no one had been shot in Chicago since 12:35 a.m. Sunday.

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