Twelve people, including a 14-year-old boy, were wounded by gunfire across the city Friday night and Saturday morning.
The teen was shot in the 12400 block of South Perry Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood about 8:35 p.m. He was shot in the back and leg and taken to Comer Children's Hospital, where his condition has stabilized, police said. He was standing on the sidewalk when someone stepped out from between houses and started shooting.
Someone shot a 38-year-old man in the shin about 3:10 a.m. near Wabash Avenue and 56th Street in the Washington Park neighborhood, police said. About a half hour earlier, a male was shot in the leg in the 8200 block of South Langley Avenue in the Chatham neighborhood. Additional information about both shootings wasn't available.
A 52-year-old man was shot about 1:45 a.m. near Division Street and Maplewood Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. He was shot in the shoulder and groin and taken to Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center and transferred to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, police said. Police said the man, a "retired" gang member from Detroit, was living in Chicago and approached by members of a rival gang who walked away before returning to shoot him.
Two men, 21 and 23, were shot about 11:15 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Ridgeway Avenue in the West Lawn neighborhood, police said. The younger man was shot in the right leg and the other in the left arm and both are in good condition, police said. They were taken to Holy Cross Hospital, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
About the same time, two teens were shot in the 700 block of West 51st Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the hand and taken to St. Bernard Hospital and an 18-year-old man was shot in the leg and taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Gaines said.
Earlier in the evening, three people were shot between 10 p.m. and 10:20 p.m., police said.
A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 10600 block of South Langley Avenue about 10 p.m. in the Roseland neighborhood, police said. He’s at Roseland Hospital in good condition, Gaines said. Police said he was "uncooperative."
Someone shot a 36-year-old man about 10:15 p.m. in the 3500 block of West 51st Street in the Gage Park neighborhood. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. Someone drove past him in an alley, got out of his vehicle and started shooting, police said.
About 10:30 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the knee in the 6500 block of South Minerva Street in the Woodlawn neighborhood, police said. He was sitting on a porch when two males shot at him from across the street. He was taken to Stroger hospital, police said.
A 21-year-old man was shot in the groin in the 4600 block of North Malden Street in the Sheridan Park neighborhood about 5:30 p.m., Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Daniel O'Brien said. He was treated for his wound at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and later released, police said, but police weren't able to say why the man was shot.
Police, in the early stages of investigations across the city, weren't able to provide any additional details.