Five people were killed in multiple shootings in Chicago on Saturday, as the United States debates whether or not to take strong action against gun violence. In addition, 16 people have been shot in Chicago this weekend, and many of them are still in critical condition, according to police.
According to reports, a woman, 37 years old, was shot and killed on the morning of Saturday, December 1st, at 12:19 a.m., in the zero hundred block of South Albany. She was a passenger in a car when shots were fired, and the perpetrators fled in an unknown direction. The victim was shot multiple times in the head and body and rushed to Stroger Hospital. Later, she was pronounced dead, according to the police.
A 34-year-old man was discovered inside a car on the 2800 block of South Indiana at around 2:27 am on Saturday. He had been shot multiple times. Multiple gunshots were fired, leaving the victim in critical condition at the University of Chicago Medical Center. According to NBC’s report, he succumbed to his wounds later that day.
A 23-year-old man was killed and three others were hurt in the most recent deadly shooting. On Saturday around 3:20 PM local time, in the 8600 block of South Damen.
An unidentified vehicle drove by an alley where four men were standing, and an occupant got out of the car, pulled out a gun, and opened fire, according to the authorities. The 23-year-old man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds, where he later died.
A 39-year-old man was shot in his left leg but is expected to make a full recovery. A second victim, aged 24, was shot in the left leg and foot but is otherwise doing well. According to the police report, the 42-year-old male victim who was shot multiple times is in fair condition at the hospital.
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Murder Of A Young Boy On A Park Bench
Level Winslow, 13, was the youngest of the weekend’s victims, and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed his identity. A birthday party for a friend in Lerner Park on the city’s North Side was the setting for the shooting death of the young man. At about 10 p.m. on Friday, the shooting occurred, per the police.
The police say that Winslow was sitting on a park bench when he was shot in the head. The medical staff at Chicago’s St. Francis Hospital pronounced him dead upon arrival.
According to the police, the shooter made his or her way away from the scene on foot. As of Sunday afternoon, there had been no reported arrests.
According to the Chicago Tribune, the mother of the victim identified him as an eighth-grader at Chicago’s West Ridge Elementary School who had recently been placed in an honors math class.
Vanessa Winslow, whose son she described as “extremely smart” and “social, kind, just a lovable young man,” said, “I’m just going to miss him coming in and talking to me, laying his head on my shoulder.”
Teenager found dead outside home
Police in Chicago’s South Side have confirmed that a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
Several bullet holes were discovered in the unidentified teen just after midnight on Saturday, police said. His death was confirmed at the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was taken.
A neighbor heard multiple gunshots outside the teen’s home and found him unresponsive, police said. On Sunday, the investigation into who was responsible for the murders continued. There was no word of any arrests.
The shooting death of a 9-year-old boy who was inside his home on Chicago’s South Side on Sunday has shocked the city. The 9400 block of S Wallace Street is where the shooting occurred, authorities say. The child’s condition is currently unknown at Comer Children’s Hospital. The detectives in Sector 2 have a case.
On a sidewalk in West Austin on a Sunday afternoon, a man was shot and killed. Chicago police say the 52-year-old was shot and killed around 4:20 p.m. while standing in the 5000 block of West Superior Avenue. Police say the victim was shot in the head and chest. After being taken there, he tragically passed away at Mount Sinai. There were no documented arrests. It was Chicago’s fourth murder of 2023.
Authorities in Chicago have confirmed that one teenager was killed and three others were injured in a shooting that occurred on the city’s South Side on Sunday afternoon. Authorities say that at around 1 p.m., officers from the Chicago Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 5600 block of South Praire in the Washington Park neighborhood of the city. Police stated they arrived to find four victims inside a silver Kia,
all of whom had been shot. Authorities say that as the Kia was traveling north on Prairie, another car pulled up alongside it and opened fire on the occupants. A police spokesman confirmed that Kia’s driver had died from his wounds and that the other three occupants were being treated at local hospitals. The vehicle belonging to the victims was stolen on December 30, according to the police. There were several shell casings and a weapon found at the scene. The investigation is currently being handled by Area 1 detectives.
Early on Sunday morning, two people were shot in West Town, and one died. The shooting happened in the 2100 block of West Division Street at 1:30 a.m., according to Chicago police. According to the police, the first man was shot multiple times, taken to Stroger Hospital, and pronounced dead there. The other man, who was shot in the left calf and taken to the same hospital, is said to be doing well. They didn’t have anyone in custody.
During a shootout at the Ukrainian Village hookah bar Lyon’s Den early on Sunday, Chicago police reported two victims, one of whom later died from their wounds. All hell broke loose when the suspect, armed with a gun, tried to storm the bar. According to the police, the victims returned fire before the suspect ran away. One of the victims, despite being rushed to the hospital, later died. Nobody has been arrested as of yet.
On Saturday night, a young boy, aged 10, was sitting in a Back of the Yards living room when he was shot in the face, police said. The Chicago police say the boy was shot while inside the house with several other children. The Comer Children’s Hospital said his condition was “fair” after he was taken there. Police said they found a handgun near the garage of the house where the shooting took place, but nobody was caught. A suspect is being interrogated at this time. Fortunately, nobody else was hurt.
Overnight on Saturday, a man was shot during an armed robbery in the North Side neighbourhood of West Rogers Park. The 27-year-old was working in a store in the 2700 block of West Touhy at 5:15 a.m. when four masked men entered and approached the cash register, according to Chicago police.
The police say one of the suspects fired shots, hitting the man in the right leg. His condition was reported to have been stabilized after he was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston. According to the police, the thieves made off with cash from the register and ran. They didn’t have anyone in custody.
On Saturday morning, three men were shot and injured in the Wicker Park area. At approximately 2:05 a.m., a male suspect approached the men while they were walking in an alley in the 1400 block of North Honore Street, shouting at them and then opening fire, according to Chicago police.
A 38-year-old man was shot multiple times in the torso, and he was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Another victim, a 28-year-old male, was shot in the groin and abdomen and transported to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he is also in critical condition. Police say the third victim, a 26-year-old man, was shot twice in the chest and is currently in fair condition at Stroger Hospital. The detectives from Area 5 have been called in.
Late on Friday, a shooting occurred inside an Avalon Park residence, taking the lives of two men. Shots were fired at 10:35 p.m., according to Chicago police, while the men were inside a home on the 8600 block of South Constance Avenue. Police say that after my gunshots, a loud noise was heard inside the house.
Both men, aged 23 and 30, were found with multiple gunshot wounds and rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where they were later pronounced dead. There were no detentions.
On Friday night, a man was sitting in his car in the Loop when he was shot. According to Chicago police, a 55-year-old man was in the 400 block of South Wells Street at 11 p.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain. Police said he was shot in the abdomen and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was described as “fair.” They didn’t have anyone in custody.