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At least 27 shots fired, including 1 fatal, across Chicago in overnight shootings – NBC Chicago

At least 27 people were shot and one person died in shootings in Chicago between Saturday evening and Sunday morning, according to Chicago police.

The 44-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday around 11:30 p.m. during an argument in the 500 block of North Leamington Avenue in Austin. He was holding a gun when he was shot in the left eye, police said. The man was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at Stroger Hospital.

Two other people were also shot during the argument. A 50-year-old man, shot once in the back and three times in the arm, was transported to Stroger in good condition. And a 27-year-old woman suffered a facial abrasion. She went to Loretto Hospital where she was treated and released, according to police.

Other victims, many of whom are in critical condition, include a 12-year-old boy shot while riding his bicycle, a 9-year-old girl shot by a family member and six people injured in a shooting by mass in East Garfield Park. Five shootings left at least two victims.

No one has been arrested for any of these incidents, according to authorities.

The 9-year-old girl was shot Saturday around 9 p.m. in the 6800 block of South Wabash Avenue in Grand Crossing, according to police. She was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition. Police say a family member shot him unintentionally.

Less than an hour later, a 12-year-old boy was riding his bicycle in the 8700 block of South Burley Avenue when he was shot in the leg, police said. He told police he heard gunshots and saw a dark vehicle drive past him. He was in good condition at Trinity Hospital.

Also around 10 p.m., a group of six men were injured in East Garfield Park, police said. They were in the 700 block of South Albany Avenue when an unknown number of people shot at them.

According to police, three of the men were dropped off in Stroger in critical condition: a 23-year-old man shot in the back and face, another 21-year-old in the right cheek and another 27-year-old in the face. the cheek. back and ankle.

The other three were in good condition, police said. A 39-year-old man was shot in the leg and taken to Stroger. A 33-year-old man was shot in the leg and a 38-year-old man was shot in the ankle – both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.

The other shootings, according to police:

  • A 36-year-old man was shot in the leg around 10 p.m. while driving his car in the 2300 block of South Ridgeway Avenue. He was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition.
  • A 53-year-old woman was sitting on her porch at 10:30 p.m. in the 700 block of North Troy Street when an unknown person on the sidewalk pulled out a handgun and shot her, striking her. in the thigh. She was taken to Stroger in good condition.
  • Around 11 p.m., three young men were shot by someone they were arguing with in a yard in the 3700 block of West 56th Street. A 19-year-old and an 18-year-old, both shot in the abdomen, were transported to Christ Hospital in serious condition. A 23-year-old boy who was hit in the buttocks and leg was transported to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition. A witness said the shooter fled into an alley.
  • A 28-year-old man shot in the leg at 11:15 p.m. in the 3500 block of West 13th Place was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition.
  • Around 11:45 p.m., a 23-year-old man walking on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of South Pulaski was shot in the right side. He went to Stroger; his condition was not listed.
  • A 25-year-old man shot in the shoulder around 12:30 a.m. Sunday in the 2200 block of South Sacramento Avenue took himself to St. Anthony Hospital, where he was found to be in good condition.
  • Two people were shot around 12:30 a.m. while in the 2900 block of South Fort Dearborn Drive. A 28-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to her face and was transported to Harvey Hospital. A 31-year-old man shot in the abdomen and hand was listed in good condition at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
  • A 22-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his face around 1 a.m. when he was shot while driving in the 6000 block of South Normal Avenue. He refused medical assistance on the spot.
  • Two men were shot in an alley around 1:30 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Albany Avenue. A 23-year-old man was shot four times and a 34-year-old man was shot in the abdomen. Both were transported in critical condition to Christ Hospital.
  • Officers found a 31-year-old man shot shortly before 3 a.m. in the 200 block of North Carpenter Street. He was transported to Stroger in critical condition.
  • Around 4:30 a.m., a 35-year-old man was found shot multiple times in the 7000 block of South Indiana Avenue. He was listed in critical condition at the University of Chicago. A man was seen fleeing the scene in a silver Range Rover without a front number plate.
  • A 31-year-old man shot in the jaw around 6:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of East 79th Street was in stable condition in Stroger.

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