6 people killed, teen among 19 injured in Chicago weekend shootings – NBC Chicago


At least six people were killed and 19 others were injured in weekend shootings in Chicago.

  • Gunfire erupted outside a Portage Park bar early Sunday, killing three people and injuring a woman, Chicago police said. A fight inside the bar spilled out into the street around 2:30 a.m. near Central Avenue and School Street, Police Commander Joseph Brennan told reporters Sunday morning. Someone opened fire in the 5500 block of West School and hit two men and two women, he said. The shooter fled in a dark-colored SUV. The men, aged 50 and 26, were pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A 24-year-old woman was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and pronounced dead, police said. Another woman, aged 25, was taken to the same hospital in critical condition with a bullet wound to her head.
  • A man was shot Friday night in Bronzeville, on the South Side. The 36-year-old man was on a sidewalk on the first block of East 40th Street around 8:20 p.m. when he was shot in the chest, police said. He was taken by his friends to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
  • On Saturday, a woman was shot while driving in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood in the North West. Just after 1 a.m., Felicia Cortes, 27, was driving in the 2700 block of North Pulaski Road when someone in another car began shooting at her, according to police and the county medical examiner’s office. by Cook. Cortes lost control of the car and crashed into a dumpster, causing the car to catch fire. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • A man was shot dead Saturday night in Roseland, on the South Side. The man, 32, was in an alley on the first block of West 105th Street when someone opened fire around 7 p.m., police said. He was shot in the chest and face and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. His name has not been disclosed.
  • On Sunday evening, a 14-year-old boy was shot multiple times on the Far South Side. At around 7 p.m., he was near the street in the 13200 block of South Langley Avenue when he was shot and wounded in the shoulder, arm and side, police said. The boy was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital where he was listed as undamaged.

At least 17 other people were injured in shootings across the city from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.


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