An Alsip man was fatally shot Sunday night on the city's Southwest Side, while four others, including a 17-year-old girl, were injured in separate shootings across the city.
The 24-year-old man was shot multiple times at about 8:20 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Troy Street in the Wrightwood neighborhood, said police, citing initial reports.
The man, Joseph Owens, of 3800 block of West 123rd Avenue, was dead at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning.
Ten minutes later, a 22-year-old man standing in the 7100 block of South Martin Luther King Drive was shot in the wrist and leg by a gunman inside a passing red vehicle, police said. His wounds weren't life threatening.
Earlier in the evening, at about 6:20 p.m., a Morgan Park district police sergeant witnessed a 17-year-old girl being shot in the leg at about 6:19 p.m. in the 11100 block of South Vincennes Avenue, police said. The officer chased after the four people, who bailed out of their vehicle, but were quickly apprehended. No charges had been filed.
At 5 p.m., a 33-year-old man was standing outside on the grounds of LaRabida Children's Hospital in the 6500 block of South Promontory Drive, when he said he heard gunshots and felt pain in his hand. He was taken to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center where he was treated for the wound.
Minutes before that shooting, an 18-year-old man was shot in the leg and lower back in the 6200 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, police said. He was taken toJohn H. Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said.
Aside from the shooting on South Vincennes, police hadn't made any arrests in the shootings.