Two young men were killed while at least seven other people including a 15-year-old boy were wounded during shootings Friday and Saturday across the city.
Early Saturday in the Rogers Park neighborhood, a 34-year-old man was walking on a sidewalk in the 6900 block of North Ashland Avenue about 2:30 a.m. when someone inside a red sport-utility vehicle fired shots and hit him in the abdomen, according to Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer.
He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital and his condition was not known.
No one has been arrested for the shooting, Greer said.
Also early Saturday but in the Little Village neighborhood, a 24-year-old man was shot.
He was on a bicycle at the intersection of 24th Street and Millard Avenue, when a car pulled up and someone inside shot him about 12:10 a.m., according to police.
Friends who were nearby took him to Mount Sinai Hospital. His condition was not known, police said.
On the city’s West Side about 11:15 p.m. Friday, a 30-year-old man was shot in the in the face, shoulder and buttocks in the 900 block of North Cicero Avenue, according to preliminary information from police.
He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County where his condition has stabilized as of late Friday, police said.
Earlier on the Far South Side, someone shot the 15-year-old boy three times in the abdomen in the 11400 block of South Perry Avenue about 7:30 p.m. Friday, said Police News Affairs Officer Laura Kubiak.
The boy was taken by paramedics from the nearby intersection of 113th Street and South Stewart Avenue to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, according to Chief Joe Roccasalva, a spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department.
In two additional and separate shootings, a 17-year-old girl suffered a graze wound in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood while two men were injured in the Park Manor neighborhood, police said.
The men were in the 200 block of East 69thStreet when someone shot a 25-year-old man in the abdomen, said Greer, citing preliminary information. The second victim, 28, was also hurt but not shot during the 8:05 p.m. incident, according to Greer.
During another attack Friday night, about 7:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of West 19th Street, a 17-year-old girl who was outside with a group of people was injured when a gunman in a passing car fired several rounds and she was hit in the leg, according to police. She declined to be taken to a hospital.
Two men were slain earlier Friday in the West Englewood neighborhood and on the Far South Side.
Terrance Wright, 18, was shot and killed in the 2300 block of East 99th Street about 3:40 p.m. while Eric Saunders, 34, was shot about 9:40 a.m. in an alley between the 7300 blocks of Winchester and Wolcott Avenues, authorities said.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun