3 Dead, 9 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Violence

At least three people have been killed and nine others  injured in shootings across Chicago since Friday, police said.

The weekend’s latest shooting took place around 1:20 a.m.  Sunday when a 26-year-old man was shot inside a home in the 6100 block of South  Bishop Street.

Police said a man fired shots at him striking him in the left  leg.

The man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition.  The man was not cooperating with police and officials had few details  surrounding the shooting, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Jose  Estrada.

On Saturday, a 27-year-old man was killed in the 3300 block  of West Van Buren Street.

Police were called to a vacant lot around 10:50 p.m. where  they discovered a man with gunshot wounds to the chest and abdomen. The man was  pronounced dead at the scene.

Around 8:40 p.m., police responded to a call of a person shot  and found an 18-year-old unresponsive on a sidewalk in the 6500 block of South  Hermitage Avenue, Estrada said.

The man suffered wounds to the chest and buttocks and was  transported Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was later pronounced.

Police believe the shooting may have been  narcotics-related.

An hour earlier, a 24-year-old man was shot in the right leg  and buttocks.

The man was walking in the 2600 block of West 61st Street  when he heard shots and felt pain, according to Chicago Police News Affairs  Officer Michael Sullivan.

The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable  condition, police said.

Shortly after 5 p.m., near the intersection of 34th Street  and Wentworth Avenue, police said a woman, under arrest in the back of a squad  car, accidentally shot herself. Officers said the woman was being held while  they waited for a female officer to conduct a protective search, according to  news affairs.

Police had few details surrounding the shooting but said the  woman was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound.

Just after 6 a.m. Saturday when police said a 49-year-old  man was shot in the back and arm in the 100 block of North Kostner Avenue.

The man was self-transported to Mount Sinai Hospital where  he was listed in critical condition.

Around the same time, a 48-year-old man was shot during an  armed robbery attempt, according to authorities.

The man was stopped at an intersection in the 4400 block of  North Maypole when a man approached on foot and demanded money, according to  Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan.

When the driver told the man he had no money the offender  shot him, striking him in the back and arm, Sullivan said.

The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was  listed in critical condition.

Thirty minutes earlier, police responded to a call of a  person shot in the 4200 block of West West End Avenue. Responding officers  discovered a male, believed to be in his 20s, lying in an alley with wounds to  his chest and arm, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay  Zala.

Police said the man was unable to communicate with officers  and Zala had few details surrounding the shooting.

The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition  and was alter pronounced dead, Zala said.

Around 3 a.m. Saturday, a 22-year-old man walked into  Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the lower left leg.

The man was shot in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Avenue but  additional information on the shooting was not immediately available.

On Friday, two men were standing outside around 11 p.m.  Friday in the 4700 block  of North Sheridan Road when they were approached by an  armed man,  police said.

The man fired several shots at the victims and fled on foot,  according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada.

An 18-year-old man was shot in the foot and was taken to  Weiss  Memorial Hospital in stable condition. A 20-year-old man was also shot   in the incident and was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical condition with  a  gunshot wound to the left leg, police said. He was last listed in  stable  condition.

No one was in custody for the shooting Saturday morning, but  the incident may have been gang-related, Estrada said.

Earlier Friday, a 32-year-old woman was shot in the leg in  the 6300 block of South Vernon Avenue.

The woman said she was walking down the street when she  heard shots and felt pain, Estrada said.

The woman was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in  stable condition.

Source: http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Two-Shot-in-Uptown–230335241.html#ixzz2jeGEzFcS

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