Multiple Shooting Incidents in Chicago leaves 2 Dead, 8 Wounded
Chicago witnessed multiple shooting incidents starting from Saturday afternoon until Sunday morning. These shootings have claimed the lives of two men and injured at least eight other people.
On Sunday, at 3:50 a.m. a 21-year old woman was shot in the head and a 23-year old man was shot in the leg at the Koncrete nightclub. Both of them were a part of the same group and had entered the club in the same vehicle. While exiting, there was an argument between two members of the group and one of them started shooting. The woman is still in critical condition.
Back of the Yards Neighborhood.
At 6 a.m. a 71-year old man lost his life after he was shot when answering his door. He was shot twice in his chest and was taken to Stroger Hospital. The incident took place on the 5200 block of South Green Street.
Nearly half an hour before this incident, there was another shooting in the 5400 block of South Laflin Street. A 31-year old man was shot in the chest and he couldn’t survive. In the same attack, a 33-year old man got hurt on his head and is presently undergoing treatment at the Stroger Hospital.
At 7:05 a.m. a 38-year old man was driving on the 6000 block of South Sangamon Street. During this time, someone came near him in a small grey vehicle and shot the man on his shoulder. The man survived as the bullet didn’t enter his skin.
Brighton Park Neighborhood
At 1:20 a.m. a 37-year old man was shot in his chest while driving on South Western Avenue’s 4400 Block. Presently, he is being treated at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital and is in a “guarded” condition.
A 17-year old boy was shot around midnight at the 400 block of South Homan Avenue. The boy, who was walking, was fired on his foot by someone in a vehicle. The guy was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and is safe.
On Saturday, at 6:40 p.m, a 22-year old man was shot in the leg at the 700 block of South Ashland Avenue. He managed to reach Holy Cross Hospital on his own, and is stable now.
At 3:10 p.m on Saturday, a 23-year old man was shot on the 2400 block of North Kilbourn Avenue in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood. While he was walking, someone stepped out of a vehicle and shot him on the groin.
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