Chicago shootings: 4 killed, 21 others wounded in weekend gun violence

Four people were killed and 21 others were wounded in weekend shootings in Chicago.

A man was shot and killed early Saturday in the Chatham neighborhood. The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 8400 block of South Wabash when someone approached and shot him multiple times about 2:30 a.m., Chicago police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Another man was shot to death while sitting in his car early Sunday in Little Italy on the Near West Side. The man, 32, was in his car about 1:40 a.m. in the 1300 block of South Morgan Street when two men walked up to him and opened gunfire, striking him in the head, police said. He was taken initially in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, where he died from his wounds, police said.

About 10 minutes later, a third man was shot to death early Sunday in Rogers Park on the Far North Side. Officers responding to a shots fired call about 1:50 a.m. in the 1700 block of West Greenleaf Avenue found the 23-year-old on the ground with gunshot wounds to the chest and leg, police said. He was taken initially in critical condition to St. Francis Hospital, but died due to his injuries, police said.


A man who was shot in Chatham on Sunday has died, police said. The man, whose age was not known, got into an argument with someone in the 400 block of East 83rd Street when the person drew a gun and fired multiple times, according to police. The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man was shot Friday as he stepped off a Blue Line train on the Near West Side, police said. The 38-year-old victim was arguing with another person around 5:45 p.m. when that person pulled out a handgun and fired, police said. The shooting occurred as the two exited onto the Illinois Medical District station platform, in the 400 block of South Damen Avenue, police said. The man was taken to Stroger, where he was listed in good condition, according to police.

A man was shot in Sunday night in River North on the Near North Side. The man, 46, was standing in a parking lot in the 300 block of West Ohio Street about 11:55 p.m. when he was shot in the shoulder, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition, police said.
At least 19 others had been wounded by gunfire from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.