New City saw two double homicides in two days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Sunday, two men, ages 21 and 22, were shot to death in the 700 block of West 50th Place, police said. Two days earlier, two men, ages 22 and 26, were fatally shot in the 5100 block of South May Street, according to officials.
New City has recorded 12 homicides so far this year, according to RedEye data. The South Side community area logged 13 homicides in 2011, RedEye data found.
In Greater Grand Crossing, a 50-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday in the 7500 block of South Drexel Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 27-year-old man was shot to death in the 6800 block of South Indiana Avenue, officials said.
Citywide, gunshot homicides were logged in the last week in Chatham, Englewood, Grand Boulevard,
Meanwhile, a 54-year-old man was stabbed to death Monday in the 1300 block of West Hastings Street on the Near West Side, police said.