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Violence in Chicago: 24 shot, 6 fatal, shootings over weekend in the city, police say

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CHICAGO (WLS) – At least 24 people have been shot dead, six fatally, as a result of violence over the weekend in Chicago, police said.

A man was shot Sunday night while standing in the kitchen of a house in West Town. A 20-year-old man was standing in the kitchen at 2100 West Maple Avenue at about 9:35 p.m. when he was hit in the back by a gun from an alley, Chicago police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died, police said. No one was in custody.

The child was shot Sunday night in southwest Chicago, the Chicago Police Department said. The shooting took place at about 8:43 pm in the Malaya Veska district, police said. A 12-year-old boy was standing on the sidewalk in 3300 West 21st Street when two male offenders fired shots, police said. The child was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition by the Chicago Fire Department with a gunshot wound to the right ankle. No one was detained by the police, and zone 4 detectives are conducting an investigation.

A man was killed in a shooting in West Englewood on Sunday night, police said. A 20-year-old guy was standing on the sidewalk in the 1200 West 72nd Place quarter around 7:44 p.m. when a passenger in a red SUV shot. The victim was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds to the head and pronounced dead. No one was detained, and the investigative bodies of the 1st zone are investigating.

A woman had been shot dead in South Londale hours earlier, police said. Around 12:48 a 27-year-old girl received a gunshot wound to the left armpit in the 2300 quarter on South Trumbull Avenue and crossed to Mount Sinai on her own, where she was pronounced dead. The circumstances of the incident are being clarified. No one has been detained, and zone 4 detectives are investigating.

SATURDAY

Two men were killed and another was injured shooting on the far south side of Chicago On Saturday, police said. According to police, the two men were near the street in the 11,600 area of ​​South Low Avenue in the West Pullman area around 2:45 p.m., when they were approached by an unknown car. The passenger got out of the car, delivered a gun and fired. According to police, one of the men, 26 years old, was hit several times in the body and was declared at the scene. Another man, 27, received a kick in the leg. He was taken to Christ Hospital and was initially in good condition. Police said the third victim, a 64-year-old man, was near the lawn when he was hit in the chest and taken to Christ Hospital. He was initially reported to be in critical condition and was later pronounced dead. There are no offenders in the pre-trial detention center, operatives are conducting an inspection.

Two non-fatal teenagers were shot dead in Belmont-Kregin on Saturday around 8:30 p.m., police said. The victims were walking on the sidewalk in 4600 West Dickens Avenue when unknown people were firing. An 18-year-old girl in good condition is self-delivered to St. Mary’s and will be taken to Stroger with a gunshot wound to her left leg. The 17-year-old was also self-delivered to St. Mary’s in good condition with a gunshot wound to his left arm. No one was detained, and an investigation is underway.

Two men were shot around 5:34 p.m. in Wentworth Gardens, police said. The men, aged 20 and 59, were shot in the 3,800-square-foot quarter of South Princeton Avenue. The 59-year-old man received a blow to the chest and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center. It was initially reported that he was in critical condition. The 20-year-old boy was hit in the buttocks and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center. It was initially reported that he was in good condition. There are no offenders in the pre-trial detention center, operatives are conducting an inspection.

A 55-year-old man was on the street in the 4300 block of Garfield Park on West Madison Street when around 8:23 a.m. an unknown male intruder approached him. After a short conversation, the criminal shot at the victim, hitting his right thigh. He was taken to Harry Sinai Hospital in good condition. No one has been detained, and zone 4 detectives are investigating.

Minutes earlier, a 22-year-old woman had quarreled with an unknown criminal in a car in the 3,700-square-foot West Marquette Road on West Lawn, police said. The victim got out of the vehicle when the offender fired one shot in her direction around 8:01 p.m. She was brought to Christ with one gunshot wound to the abdomen and was in stable condition. No one was detained, and the investigative bodies of the 1st zone are investigating.

FRIDAY

The a man was killed in a shooting on the driveway on the northwest side of Chicago on Friday night was identified. 37-year-old Michael Conrad was sitting in a white Chrysler in Quarter 4400 on North Hamlin Avenue in Albany Park when another car drove up and someone inside opened fire around 7:45 p.m., Chicago police said. Conrad was shot in the chest. He tried to leave and knocked down several parked cars before his car overturned on Callum and Londale avenues, the CPD said. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Chicago Police are investigating. No one was detained on Saturday morning.

A few hours later around 11:15 p.m., a man and woman, ages 54 and 28, were found on the ground with gunshot wounds in the 700th quarter of East 73rd Street Greater Grand Crossing, around 11:15 p.m. The woman was shot dead throughout her body and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she was in critical condition, officials said. The man was shot in the right calf and was taken to the same hospital in good condition.

This past weekend, 32 people were shot, seven fatally, as a result of gun use incidents across the city.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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