Police: 1 dead, 5 wounded in Monday shootings across Chicago

CHICAGO (STMW) - One man was killed and at least five other people were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago.

About 9:25 p.m., the man was shot to death in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.

The 20-year-old was standing in the parking lot of a gas station in the 300 block of South Cicero when another male walked up and shot him in the head, according to Chicago Police.

He 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 fatality.

A police source said the man was a documented gang member.

Monday night, a 24-year-old man was shot on the Near West Side. He was sitting in a parked vehicle in the 300 block of South Western about 11:55 p.m. when he was shot in the right leg, police said. The man, who was not cooperating with investigators, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Two hours earlier, a man was wounded in a Gage Park neighborhood shooting on the Southwest Side. The 26-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 3400 block of West 53rd about 10 p.m. when someone fired shots at him from the mouth of an alley, police said. He was shot in the upper right shoulder and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Shortly after 6 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the calf in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. He confronted someone with whom he’d had an earlier argument near 57th Street and Winchester when the other person pulled out a handgun and shot him in the left calf, police said. The man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

About 12:25 p.m., a 43-year-old man was shot and critically injured in the South Side Burnside neighborhood. He showed up at Trinity Hospital 12:25 p.m. with gunshot wounds to the face, torso, and arm, police said. The man told investigators he had been sitting in a vehicle in the 1100 block of East 95th Street when a gunman with dreadlocks walked up and opened fire.

Monday’s first shooting happened about 10:15 a.m. A 39-year-old woman showed up at Saint Bernard Hospital at 326 W. 64th St. with a gunshot wound to her lower leg, police said. She was listed in good condition. The woman told authorities she was in a vehicle eastbound in the 1000 block of West 63rd Street when shots were fired from a red vehicle, police said. Police said investigators did not find a crime scene at that location.

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