Chicago saw a spate of shootings and a fatal stabbing overnight, a more typical night of violence in the city after a 60-hour lull that ended early Friday.
The 2½ day streak without a shooting in the city ended about 1:40 a.m. Friday when a 47-year-old South Side man was shot in a robbery over a snowblower and cash.
Friday night and early today, two people were shot to death and a third fatally stabbed, according to police.
In the Chatham neighborhood, police found Derrick Gray, 40, shot to death inside his home in the 8200 block of South Langley Avenue just before midnight.
Less than three hours later, a Princess Streeter, 24, of the 3700 block of South Wabash, in the 2600 block of East 75th Street. A male attacker walked up to the woman and shot her multiple times about 2:30 a.m., police said. She was pronounced dead at 5:13 a.m. at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
On the West Side, David Mason, 22, was found stabbed about 3:20 a.m. in the 200 block of North Keystone Avenue, about a block from his Washington Boulevard home. He was declared dead about half an hour later at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the medical examiner's office.
Jonathan Hayes, 28, of the 1800 block of South Troy St. was shot multiple times on the 3300 block of West Van Buren Street. He was pronounced dead at 6:40 a.m. at the Stein Institute within the Cook County medical examiner's office, a spokesman said.
In other overnight violence, a 26-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 4300 block of South Prairie Avenue about 11 p.m. He was taken to Stroger Hospital for treatemeent, according to police. Just after 2:30 a.m., a man was found shot in the leg in the 1200 block of South Fairfield Avenue. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.
Detectives had no one in custody in the three slayings or the two non-fatal shootings, according to Police News Affairs.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun