So far, three people have been killed and 15 others have been injured in weekend shootings in Chicago.
A man was shot and killed in the Chatham neighborhood early Saturday. The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 8400 block of South Wabash when he was approached and shot multiple times around 2:30 a.m., according to Chicago police. According to police, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Another man was killed while sitting in his car in Little Italy on the Near West Side early Sunday. The man, 32, was in his car in the 1300 block of South Morgan Street around 1:40 a.m. when two men approached him and opened fire, striking him in the head, according to police. He was initially taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, where he died from his injuries, according to police.
A third man was killed about 10 minutes later in Rogers Park on Chicago’s Far North Side. Officers responding to a shots fired call in the 1700 block of West Greenleaf Avenue around 1:50 a.m. discovered the 23-year-old on the ground with gunshot wounds to the chest and leg, according to police. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in critical condition at first, but died as a result of his injuries, according to police.
According to police, a man was shot as he stepped off a Blue Line train on the Near West Side on Friday. According to police, the 38-year-old victim was arguing with another person around 5:45 p.m. when that person pulled out a handgun and fired. According to police, the shooting occurred as the two exited the Illinois Medical District station platform in the 400 block of South Damen Avenue. According to police, the man was taken to Stroger, where he was listed in good condition.
Since 5 p.m. Friday, at least 14 people have been injured by gunfire.