A 13-year-old boy and 41-year-old woman were killed by gunfire Saturday night, and 15 others were wounded across the city, police said.
The 13-year-old, identified as Roberto Adrian Luna by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office and his family, was among three teens shot just before 10 p.m. Saturday on the 4600 block of South Spaulding Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.
Luna, who family members said goes by Adrian, was shot in the head and body and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead from multiple gunshot wounds at 10:19 p.m., officials said.
The other two victims — a 15-year-old boy shot in the forearm and thigh and a 16-year-old boy shot in the arm — were taken to Stroger Hospital, police said.
All three of the victims lived on the block where they were shot, police said.
Based on reports from the first arriving officers to the scene, police are investigating the possibility that the shooting was retaliation for the shooting death of a 28-year-old woman Friday nighton the 4000 block of South Albany Avenue.
About an hour later in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side, Tonya Gist, 41, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office, was shot and killed at a home in the 300 block of West 108th Street about 11 p.m., police said. She was standing on a porch of the home with several family members when the shooting occurred, police said.
One assailant approached from the south while the other approached from the north and began shooting at them, said Robert Perez, a police spokesman. Both attackers were on foot.
The woman suffered gunshot wounds to the head and back, said Perez.
She was taken to RoselandCommunity Hospital and was pronounced dead there, police said.
Police said that, based on initial reports, Gist was not the target of the shooter.
Less than three hours after Luna was shot, two people were shot in the 3800 block of South Sacramento Avenue, also in Brighton Park.
Police said the two men, 23 and 32, identified with a different gang than the relative of the 13-year-old who was killed earlier in Brighton Park, but one of the two victims lived on the same block where the 13-year-old was shot, police said.
The pair was driving down an alley behind the 3800 block of South Sacramento Avenue when someone in a nearby minivan shot them, police said. The 23-year-old was shot in the hand and arm and the 32-year-old was shot in the arm, police said. Both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.
Just before 4 a.m. Sunday, two men were shot near the intersection of North Avenue and Elston Street in the West Town neighborhood, police said. A 23-year-old was shot in the back and leg, Chicago Police DepartmentNews Affairs Officer Robert Perez said, and the second man, 30, was shot in the arm, chest, stomach and leg.
They were taken in a private vehicle to St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center and were transferred to Stroger hospital in critical condition, police said. The person who shot them approached and fled on foot, Perez said. The two victims both identify as gang members, Perez said, but it's not clear that was the motive for the shooting.
About the same time, a 28-year-old man who was shot in the leg walked into Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the near South Side. It's not clear where he was shot.
About a half hour before that, a woman believed to be 19 was shot in the 2100 block of North Maplewood Avenue in the Logan Square community, police said. She suffered a graze wound and was taken to St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center in good condition, police said.
An 18-year-old man walked into the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago on the Near West Side with a gunshot wound to the leg about 1:20 a.m., police said. It's not clear where that shooting happened.
About 10:45 p.m., a 24-year-old man standing next to a car was shot in the chest in the 2500 block of West 51st Street in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition, police said. He was shot shortly after walking out of his house, police said.
Fifteen minutes earlier, a 34-year-old man was shot in the leg near the intersection of North and Kimball avenues in Logan Square, police said. He walked into Stroger hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg, police said.
At 10:23 p.m., a 14-year-old boy was shot in the leg in the 6500 block of South Union Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood, police said. He was walking in an alley with friends when they heard gunfire and the boy was shot in the thigh, police said. He was taken to Comer Children's Hospital and is expected to be treated for his wound and released, police said.
About 9:50 p.m., a 44-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 8600 block of South Escanaba Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood, Gaines said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said.
About a half hour earlier, two men were shot in the 7400 block of North Sheridan Road in Rogers Park, police said. Both were standing on the street when they were shot and both were taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said. One man, 31, was shot in the foot and the other, 25, was shot in the back.
Perez said no arrests have been made Sunday afternoon in the slayings of Gist and Luna.
Becky Schlikerman contributed to this report.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times