One man died and eight others were wounded in separate shooting attacks across the city Friday night and Saturday morning, police said.
A 26-year-old man was shot on the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue in the University Village / Little Italy neighborhood about 12:30 a.m. Saturday, police said.
Police responding to call of shots fired found him on the ground. The Cook County medical examiner's office identified him as Jermaine Arnold, of the 600 block of East 89th Street. He was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County where he died, police said.
Additional details about that shooting weren't immediately available from police.
Three people were shot about 5 a.m. on the 1300 block of North Homan Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. Chicago Fire Department ambulances took two of the three to Mount Sinai Hospital and the third to Stroger Hospital, a fire department spokesman said. Two men, 20 and 18, went to Mount Sinai Hospital, the older with a wounded ankle and the other with a gunshot wound to the leg. A 17-year-old girl was shot in the leg and went to Stroger.
In the Ashburn neighborhood about 8 p.m. Friday, someone stuck a pistol under a garage door in the 3800 block of West 83rd Street and started shooting at the people inside, wounding a 22-year-old man, police said.
He was shot in the stomach, back and leg, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Dan O'Brien said. The man, described by police as "not the most cooperative victim," was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where his condition had been stabilized. As of 9 p.m., nobody was in custody and Area Central detectives were in the early stages of their investigation.
Two teens were shot about 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of 40th Street and Maplewood Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood, Chicago police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. A 17-year-old shot in the back is in guarded condition at Stroger Hospital and an 18-year-old is in stable condition with a wound to the calf, Gaines said. Circumstances surrounding the shooting weren't available.
About a half hour before that on the 5000 block of West Congress Parkway in the South Austin neighborhood, a 30-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the shoulder. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
A man whose age wasn't available was shot about 8:40 p.m. on the 2500 block of South Keeler Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood, police said. He is in stable condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.
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