Police: Two dead, 10 wounded in Tuesday shootings across Chicago

CHICAGO (STMW) - Two people were killed killed and at least 11 other people were wounded in Tuesday shootings across Chicago, according to Chicago Police.

The fatal shooting happened about 11:40 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

The boy was standing on the front porch of a home in the 1300 block of South Kostner with a 14-year-old girl and 42-year-old woman when a white four-door car drove by and someone inside fired at them, police said.

The boy was shot in the back and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the death early Wednesday.

The woman was shot in the right leg and the girl was shot in the back, police said. They were both taken to Stroger, where their conditions were stabilized.

A man was killed and woman was wounded in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side Tuesday afternoon.

About 4:47 p.m., the 18-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were shot in the 6100 block of West Fullerton, police said.

The man was shot in the back and taken to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced dead at 10 p.m. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Orlando Calderon of the 5000 block of West Fullerton.

The woman was shot in the leg and her condition had stabilized, police said. She was also taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.

About 10:30 p.m., a 35-year-old man shot in Greater Grand Crossing on the South Side. He was standing with two other people on a sidewalk in the 7500 block of South Ingleside when a gunman walked out of an alley and started shooting. He was shot in the abdomen and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition stabilized, police said.

In the North Austin neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by attack in the 1700 block of North Melvina. Someone fired from a passing vehicle, striking him in the face and back about 8:40 p.m., police said. He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood in critical condition.

Half an hour earlier, a 23-year-old man was shot in the arm in the Austin neighborhood. He suffered the wound about 8:10 p.m. in the 300 block of North Central and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.

About noon, an 18-year-old woman was shot in both legs in the Park Manor neighborhood’s 6700 block of South Prairie on the South Side. She was dropped off at the University of Chicago Medical Center with wounds to both legs and later transferred to Mount Sinai, where her condition stabilized, police said.

Tuesday morning, a 24-year-old man was shot in the leg in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood. It happened about 11:45 a.m. in an alley between the 8800 blocks of South May and Racine. He was taken to Christ Medical Center, where his condition stabilized, police said.

Tuesday’s first shooting left two men wounded in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood at 1:52 a.m. The men, both 23 years old, were sitting in a vehicle at a stop light in the 2300 block of South Damen when a gold vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire. Both men were struck and the driver took them to Stroger Hospital, where one shot in both shoulders and the leg and was listed in guarded condition. The other man suffered a graze wound to the back of the neck, and his condition was stabilized.