A 24-year-old man was killed and at least eight others were wounded in overnight gun violence on the city's West and South Sides, according to police.
In the latest attack, a 24-year-old man was shot multiple times about 6:10 a.m. in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street,
No further details were immediately available about the shooting, which happened in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
Earlier, a 24-year-old man was shot about 4:20 a.m. in the Brighton Park neighborhood, police said.
Shots rang out as the man was standing on the sidewalk in the 4600 block of South California Avenue, striking the man in the bicep and lower back, News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
The man managed to drive 15 blocks to the 3100 block of South California, where he was found by first responders. Paramedics transported the man to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
About 2:30 a.m. in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, a 24-year-old man was shot in both thighs while walking in an alley, authorities said.
The shooting happened in the 900 block of West 53rd Street, Alfaro said. The man was taken to
About 9:50 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot multiple times near the intersection of 30th Street and South Tripp Avenue in the
Two males exited a black SUV and approached the teenager as he walked down the sidewalk, shooting him multiple times, Alfaro said.
The teen was taken to Stroger, where he was listed in critical condition, Alfaro said.
Police officers found a vehicle matching the description of the suspects' SUV, and after a brief pursuit, the SUV struck a light pole in the 3900 block of West Cermak Road, Alfaro said.
Three occupants were taken into custody and were regarded as possible suspects. No injuries were reported.
Police described the shooting as gang-related, a description shared by a close family friend of the teenager, who asked to remain anonymous when interviewed near the crime scene.
About 8:30 p.m., two men and a woman were shot in the
A 19-year-old woman who was struck in the chest was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, Alfaro said. A 22-year-old man struck in the thigh and 23-year-old man shot in the chest and buttocks were both taken to Holy Cross Hospital, Alfaro said.
The conditions of all three were stabilized, Alfaro said.
About 7:45 p.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in
About 6:30 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood, another 31-year-old man was shot in the left arm in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue, Purkiss said. His condition was stabilized on the scene, said Purkiss.
Purkiss had no hospital information or information on circumstances in the Marquette Park and Washington Park shootings. Fire department officials did not respond to attempts to contact them.