A 21-year-old man playing PlayStation was shot in the back through a first-floor window early Saturday morning on the West Side and died less than two hours later, authorities said.
Devon Greer, of Lansing, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was declared dead at 5:22 a.m. after being shot in the back, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was shot through a west-facing window in a home in the 3800 block of West Augusta Boulevard in the Humboldt Park neighborhood about 3:40 a.m., police said.
Greer, of the 18400 block of Country Street in Lansing, was among four people shot on the West Side since about 7:30 p.m. Friday. Three other people were shot early Saturday morning on the South Side.
A 13-year-old boy was shot in the arm in the East Garfield Park neighborhood Friday night, police said. He was on the porch in the 700 block of North Springfield Avenue about 7:25 p.m., when someone wounded him in the arm, said a Harrison District police sergeant.
The child was taken to Norwegian-American Hospital in good condition, the sergeant said.
No one has been arrested and it was not known if anyone else was on the porch, the sergeant said.
Also on the West Side Friday night, a 20-year-old man drove himself to Loretto Hospital about 11:30 p.m. after getting shot multiple times in the 100 block of South Lotus Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood, police said.
The man is in good condition, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. The man was standing outside when he heard shots and realized he had been shot, she said.
About 1:40 a.m. a few blocks away, a 23-year-old man was shot in the leg near the intersection of Lavergne Avenue and Madison Street in South Austin, police said. He walked into Mount Sinai Hospital with the wound.
About 1:55 a.m. a 20-year-old man was shot in the arm in the 10000 block of South Michigan Avenue in the Roseland neighborhood, police said. He was hit in the arm and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, police said.
A man and a woman sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds after someone shot at them in the 400 block of East 47th Street, near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, police said.
The 20-year-old woman and 34-year-old man both walked into St. Francis Hospital in Evanston. The woman was shot in the right calf, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. The man was shot and struck with the weapon, Alfaro said. They were treated and released.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun