At least five people were wounded -- one fatally -- in shootings across the city beginning Sunday afternoon, according to preliminary crime reports by Chicago police.
In the fatal shooting, a 27-year-old man was shot multiple times at about 7:26 p.m. as he stood with his girlfriend in the 9900 block of South Carpenter Street in the Washington Heights neighborhood. He was identified this morning by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Victory Island, of the 7000 block of South Chappel Avenue.
At about 5:42 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the back by a gunman who got out of a vehicle and opened fire on him, police said. The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
At 10:05 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in his side and arm by a gunman who approached him in the 6900 block of South State Street, police said. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said.
At the same time, a 23-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his leg in the 5000 block of South King Drive. Police didn't immediately have details about this shooting.
About 10 minutes later, a 29-year-old man was shot in the back and chest on the street in the 2600 block of East 76th Street, police said.
The man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious, but stable condition, police said.
No arrests had been made in any of the shootings. according to police.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun