06 Jun CEO Jonathan Cartu Cartu Jonathan Wrote – At Least 19 People Hurt in Weekend Shootings – NBC Chicago
At least 19 people have been wounded in shootings across
Chicago so far this weekend.
Just after 3 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of North Homan, three
men were standing outside when another man fired shots at them, striking all
A 27-year-old man and a 31-year-old man were both shot in
the legs, and both were taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition,
according to police. A third victim, a 41-year-old man, was shot in the hip,
and is in good condition after being treated on the scene.
Police say a person of interest is in custody after being
captured by officers following a brief foot pursuit. A handgun was also
recovered at the scene.
In the 9600 block of South Loomis, three men were shot at
approximately 3:47 a.m., according to police.
A 27-year-old man was shot in the leg, and was taken to the
University of Chicago Medical Center, where he is in fair condition. A second
victim, a 30-year-old man, was shot in the arm, and is in fair condition at
The third victim, a 29-year-old man, suffered a graze wound
to his neck and refused medical treatment.
The victims are currently being uncooperative with the investigation,
police said, but authorities did find a gun that could potentially be linked to
Here are the rest of the weekend’s shootings thus far:
- At approximately 1:40 p.m. in the 1200 block of
South Lawndale, a 29-year-old man was shot when a person in a dark-colored
vehicle fired shots at him. Police say the man is in good condition at Mount
- In the 4700 block of South Ada at approximately
1:49 p.m., a 36-year-old man was riding in a vehicle when a person in a
light-colored SUV fired shots at him, striking him in the left shoulder and in
the back. Police say the man was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.
- A 15-year-old boy was standing on a sidewalk in
the 5300 block of South Hermitage at approximately 7:40 p.m. when a person in a
blue pickup truck fired shots at him, according to police. The boy was hit in
the right arm, and is in good condition at Holy Cross.
- Chicago police say a 30-year-old man was shot
while standing on a porch in the 10100 block of South Winston Avenue just
before 10 p.m. The man saw a dark-colored SUV and a person inside fired shots,
striking him in the left buttocks. He was taken to Christ Hospital in good
- In the 4000 block of West 21st Street
at approximately 1:10 a.m., a 29-year-old man was sitting on his porch when he
was shot in the right buttocks. According to police, the man was taken to
Stroger Hospital in good condition.
- At approximately 1:45 a.m. in the 1900 block of
West Canal Port, a 21-year-old man was on a sidewalk when a man walked up to
him and opened fire, striking him in the right bicep and grazing his lower
torso. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition. Another victim,
a 27-year-old man, was also hit in the lower back, and is in good condition at
- Two people were sitting in a car in the 800
block of East 89th Place at approximately 2:15 a.m. when a person in
a passing dark-colored vehicle fired shots. According to police, a 33-year-old
man and a 28-year-old woman were both hit, but both are in good condition at
the University of Chicago Medical Center.
- Chicago police say a 21-year-old man was walking
at approximately 2:20 a.m. when he was hit in the arm by a gunshot. The man was
taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.
- Inside of a business in the 100 block of North
Laramie, two people were shot by a person standing outside on a sidewalk at
approximately 2:39 a.m., according to police. A 22-year-old man and a
35-year-old woman were both shot in the legs, and both were taken to Mount
Sinai in good condition.
- A 22-year-old man is in critical condition after
being shot in the left temple just before 6 a.m. in the 5600 block of South Princeton.
Police responding to the scene discovered the man lying unresponsive on the
ground, and he was rushed to University of Chicago, where he is in critical