Three people were killed and one wounded - two teens among them - in shootings across the city Thursday.
Police were conducting a death investigation after a 24-year-old man was fatally shot by his father during a physical altercation, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro. Bryan Lopez, of the 4900 block of North Whipple Street, was pronounced dead at 11 a.m. at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Police were called to the home at about 10:50 a.m. after the shooting, said Alfaro. Area North detectives are conducting an investigation into the shooting, Alfaro said. No one has been charged.
At about 5:40 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was pronounced dead after he was shot on the 5900 block of South Richmond Street, police said. He was on the street when a male offender got out of a dark-colored SUV, went up to him and shot the victim in the throat and thigh, said Alfaro. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
At about 6:30 p.m., a 26-year-old Westmont man was killed in the 5100 block of West Thomas Street. The man’s car crashed into a tree on the block after he was shot in the shoulder. The Cook County medical examiner's office identified him as Joshua Albert, of the 200 block of Quincy Street. The bullet passed through his heart, police said, and he was pronounced dead at
At about 7 p.m. a 16-year-old was shot in the 1600 block of East 87th Street, near Stony Island Boulevard, said Alfaro. He was walking in a group when someone in a minivan opened fire after the minivan slowed down while approaching the group, Alfaro said. The teen is in stable condition at Stroger Hospital. He ewas shot twice in the leg.