At least five people have been killed and two teenagers have been injured in shootings in Chicago over the holiday weekend.
According to officials, at least two people were killed and a 14-year-old boy was injured in a shooting on Interstate 57 on Sunday night. The shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-57 near 115th Street, according to Illinois state police. According to Chicago Fire Department officials, two men, whose ages were not immediately known, were shot and pronounced dead at the scene. According to fire officials, a 14-year-old boy was taken to Comer’s Children’s Hospital in fair-to-serious condition. Three other children who were in the vehicle when the shooting occurred were taken to the hospital, though state police did not confirm their condition.
Gary Winston, 45, was discovered lying on a sidewalk in the 1200 block of West 73rd Place around 6:45 a.m. Saturday, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
A man was shot to death on the South Side of Chicago on Sunday afternoon. The man, 35, was shot in the head around 2:55 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Marquette Avenue, according to police. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. His identity has not yet been revealed.
A person was shot and killed minutes later in the South Shore neighborhood. According to police, the person, whose age was not disclosed, was on the sidewalk in the 7800 block of South Phillips Avenue when he was shot multiple times. According to police, he was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center and pronounced dead.
A man was shot multiple times during an argument that followed a traffic crash Friday night on the Near West Side. After the 23-year-old man’s car collided with a red minivan around 11:30 p.m. he followed the van to a stoplight in the 1200 block of West Roosevelt Road, where he and the other driver got out of their vehicles and began arguing, police said. The driver of the van pulled out a handgun and opened fire, striking the man in the chest, back of the neck and right calf, police said. The wounded man then drove himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, police said.
A 17-year-old boy was injured in a shooting in West Garfield Park early Monday. The teen was shot in the right ankle about 2:40 a.m. in a restaurant parking lot in the 3800 block of West Harrison Street, according to police. He was taken to Rush University Medical Center and was listed in good condition, according to police.
Since 5 p.m. Friday, at least seven more people have been injured in shootings across the city.
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