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At least 5 killed, 21 injured in weekend shootings – NBC Chicago

At least five people have been killed and 21 others injured in shootings across the city of Chicago so far this weekend, police say.

In the most recent fatal incident, a 41-year-old man died from injuries sustained in a shooting at around 1:54 p.m. Saturday in the 2600 block of South Tripp, police said. The victim was on the street when she was shot in the abdomen by an unknown person, authorities said. The victim was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital where she later died.

In a separate incident, a 30-year-old man was fatally shot around 5:13 a.m. Saturday in the 4000 block of West Monroe, authorities said. The victim was found unconscious and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the neck, according to Chicago police. He was later pronounced dead.

One man was fatally shot and another was injured in a shooting around 3:20 a.m. Saturday in the 400 block of South Clark, authorities said. The two victims were in a parking lot when an occupant of a black sedan fired shots. A 29-year-old man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead, police said. A second victim, 23, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with gunshot wounds to the right leg and arm.

About five minutes earlier, a 26-year-old man was fatally shot in the 200 block of West 87th Street, police said. The victim was in a parking lot with several people when shots were fired. He was dropped off at Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest and was later pronounced dead, police said.

In the first shooting of the weekend, a 29-year-old man was fatally shot while riding a CTA train around 2:05 a.m. Saturday in the 0-100 block of West 79th Street, police said. Witnesses told police the victim was inside a train car when an unidentified man opened fire, hitting him. The victim was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center with gunshot wounds to his chest and abdomen where he later died, police said.

No one was in custody Saturday afternoon.

Here are the other shootings that have been reported:

Saturday

  • A 31-year-old woman was shot and injured around 12:14 a.m. in the 0-100 block of North Kilbourn, authorities said. The victim was standing on the sidewalk when an occupant of a red sedan opened fire. The victim was shot in the buttocks and was listed in good condition at Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.
  • At around 1 a.m. in the 7400 block of South Calumet, a man was standing on a sidewalk with several people when shots were fired, law enforcement said. The victim was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition with a gunshot wound to the left leg.
  • A 29-year-old man was fatally shot while driving around 1:45 a.m. in the 300 block of West 18th Street, police said. The victim was driving east when an occupant of a black SUV fired shots, police said. The victim was shot in the face and transported to Stroger Hospital in fair condition.
  • Two teenagers were shot while standing on a sidewalk around 1:27 a.m. in the 9100 block of South Carpenter, police said. A man approached the victims on foot and fired shots, hitting them both. A 16-year-old man was taken to Jackson Park Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right leg. A 15-year-old boy was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. They said he was in fair condition.
  • At around 1:50 a.m. in the 6800 block of South Wolcott, two people were standing on the sidewalk when an unknown man opened fire, police said. A 51-year-old man was shot in the left arm and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition. A 56-year-old woman was shot in both legs and was listed as undamaged in hospital.
  • A 33-year-old man was injured in a shooting around 2 a.m. in the 2100 block of South Canal, police said. The victim was standing on a sidewalk when shots were fired. He was dropped off at Stroger Hospital and listed as undamaged with a gunshot wound to his right arm.
  • In the 4300 block of South Wood, a 27-year-old victim was driving east at around 2:13 a.m. when several men opened fire, police said. The victim was shot in the back and taken to Stroger Hospital.
  • At around 3:20 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Crieger, a 28-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. The victim was dropped off at Saint-Bernard Hospital with a gunshot wound to the right arm. It was listed in good condition.
  • In the 2400 block of West Erie at around 3:48 a.m., a 31-year-old man was walking outside when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Rush University Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his left ankle.
  • A 28-year-old man was shot and injured after a carjacking around 4.53am in the 7100 block of South Ashland, police said. The victim was inside his vehicle when an unidentified assailant entered through the front passenger side door and displayed a gun. The assailant then demanded the victim’s vehicle, in which case he complied. As the attacker fled the scene, a shot was fired in the direction of the victim, authorities said. The victim was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition with a gunshot wound to the left leg.
  • In the 8300 block of South Peoria, a 34-year-old man was outside when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center with gunshot wounds to his left shoulder and left wrist. They said he was in good condition.

Friday

  • In the 12800 block of South Lowe at around 6.19pm, a 22-year-old man was on the street when he was shot multiple times, police said. The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds by an unknown person and was transported to Ingalls Hospital in fair condition.
  • A 43-year-old man was shot dead around 9:45 p.m. in the 900 block of West 69th Street, authorities said. The victim was walking on the sidewalk when she heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. The victim suffered abrasions to his left arm and abdomen. They said he was in good condition.
  • At around 10:14 p.m. in the 3900 block of South King Drive, two victims were walking when they heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. A 17-year-old man was dropped off at St. Bernard Hospital with a gunshot wound to his buttocks and later transferred to Stroger Hospital. A second victim, also 17, was taken to hospital and listed as undamaged with a gunshot wound to the leg.
  • In the 5000 block of South Kildare at around 10.22pm, a 21-year-old man was on the pavement when an occupant of a black saloon car fired the shots, police said. The victim was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition with a gunshot wound to the buttocks.
  • At around 10:27 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Laflin, a 31-year-old man was on the sidewalk when an unidentified man fired shots from an alley, police said. The victim was shot in the right arm and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he is believed to be in good condition.
  • A 35-year-old man was injured in a shooting around 10:43 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Justine, according to law enforcement. The victim was driving south when he heard gunshots and felt pain. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition with a gunshot wound to his left arm.

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