Chicago gun violence: 2 killed, 38 wounded in shootings since Friday

Two people were killed, and 38 others wounded in citywide gun violence since Friday night.

In the weekend’s reported fatalities, a man was fatally shot early Saturday in Humboldt Park on the Northwest Side.

The 25-year-old was found about 4:35 a.m. in the 2600 block of West Thomas Street with a gunshot wound to the torso, Chicago police said.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. He hasn’t been identified.

An hour later, another man was killed, and three others were wounded after getting into an argument in West Rogers Park on the North Side.

About 5:30 a.m., the group was in the 6100 block of North McCormick Boulevard, when they got into an argument with a man who pulled out a gun and began firing shots, police said.

A 35-year-old man was struck in the chest and leg, and taken to St. Francis Hospital in where he was pronounced dead, police said. He has not yet been identified.

A 25-year-old man was struck in the stomach and took himself to Evanston Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Two men, between the ages of 20 and 25, were both stuck in the right leg, and went to Swedish Covenant Hospital where their conditions were stabilized, police said.

In nonfatal attacks, a woman was shot Friday in Austin on the West Side.

She was walking about 9:10 p.m. in the 200 block of South Cicero Avenue when someone opened fire, striking her in the leg, police said. The 56-year-old was taken to Stroger Hospital, where her condition was stabilized.

Another woman was wounded in a shooting late Friday in Bridgeport on the South Side.

The 28-year-old was traveling in a vehicle as a passenger about 11:25 p.m. in the 2800 block of South Wallace Avenue when three males who were standing outside fired shots at the vehicle, police said.

A bullet struck her in the elbow, and she was taken to Mercy Hospital in good condition, police said.


Minutes later, four people were hurt, two critically, in a shooting in Park Manor on the South Side.

Two women, both 28, and two men, both 31, were standing outside about 11:50 p.m. when a person drove past in a red moped and fired shots in the 7000 block of South Indiana Avenue, police said.

One woman was shot three times on the body and was taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. The other was struck in the thigh and was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where her condition was stable.

One man was also critically hurt with a gunshot wound to the head, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. The other man was shot in the thigh and taken to the same hospital, where his condition was stable.

At least 29 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago since 5 p.m. Friday.