Topics

Portage Park
Chicago bloodshed continues: 6 hurt, 5 dead in separate gun attacks
Chicago bloodshed continues: 6 hurt, 5 dead in separate gun attacks

One day after 13 people were shot and wounded in a Chicago park, a rash of separate shootings erupted across the city overnight Friday and into Saturday morning leaving five dead and at least six injured, police said. The latest shooting involved a 51-year-old man who was wounded in the stomach just after 5:30 a.m., a spokesman for the Chicago police department told The Times. Between 1:30 p.m. Friday and 4 a.m. Saturday, eight other shootings left five dead and four injured -- with victims ranging from 14 to 41 years old, the Chicago Tribune reported. On Friday afternoon, two of the shootings took place minutes apart. In the city’s South Side, a 14-year-old was shot dead just...

Loading