Shootings across the city left at least one man dead and eight people wounded Sunday, police said.
Two people were shot and one died in a shooting about 8:04 a.m. in the 2300 block of West Lake Street in the West Town neighborhood, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Laura Kubiak said. The slain man was identified as Leonard Phillips, 34, of the 800 block of North St. Louis Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
According to preliminary reports from police, it was a drive-by shooting, with the two victims seated in a vehicle when a black Chevrolet Lumina drove past going east and someone in the Lumina fired shots at them, hitting the man who later died and a 21-year-old man, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.
The two victims were taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County. Phillips was declared dead there at 8:33 a.m., according to the medical examiner's office.
In what appeared to be the last shooting on Sunday, a man was shot in the left calf about 10:05 p.m. in the 8500 block of South Rhodes Avenue in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
He was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. The man, whose age was not immediately released, may have been accidentally shot by a friend, police said.
Earlier, a 35-year-old man was shot in the arm at 6:40 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Kerfoot Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, Alfaro said. He was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.
A man his 20s was shot in the head about 5:10 p.m. in the 4600 block of West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago Police News Affairs Sgt. Antoinette Ursitti said. The man was taken from the scene of the shooting in the West Garfield Park neighborhood to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Earlier, at 10:37 a.m., a man or boy was shot in the leg in the 2500 block of East 79th Street, Kubiak said. He was not cooperating with police, Kubiak said, citing preliminary information.
The shooting took place at a small food store in that block, but there was no indication that the victim was a worker at the store.
At 4:20 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot while riding in a vehicle in the 2400 block of South Archer Avenue in the Chinatown neighborhood, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
A dark-colored vehicle pulled up next to the man's vehicle, and one or more people inside fired shots, Greer said. A bullet struck the 25-year-old man in the leg, and he was taken to Stroger, where he was listed in good condition.
About 1:20 a.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in a building hallway in the 2700 block of East 80th Street in the South Chicago neighborhood, Greer said.
Early reports suggested four assailants followed the 19-year-old into the building from the street and that one of them opened fire, Greer said. The 19-year-old was struck in the back and the buttocks and taken to Stroger, where he was listed in guarded condition, Greer said.
At 12:10 a.m. this morning, a 25-year-old man was shot in the right thigh during a sidewalk fight in the 2800 block of West Howard Street in the West Rogers Park neighborhood, Alfaro said. The man was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where his condition was stabilized, Alfaro said.
No one is in custody in the shootings as detectives investigate.
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