One Killed, Two Wounded in Shootings Since Sunday Night

By Erica Demarest on October 28, 2013 6:44am 

  A man was found dead in West Englewood, another man was shot in Hyde Park, and a woman was shot in Austin    between Sunday night and Monday morning.
A man was found dead in West Englewood, another man was shot in Hyde Park, and a woman was shot in Austin between Sunday night and Monday morning.
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CHICAGO — A man was found dead, and two people were wounded in overnight shootings on the South and West sides.

About 5:25 a.m. Monday, police found a dead man in his 50s in the 1200 block of West 72nd Place in West Englewood. Officer Michael Sullivan, a Chicago Police Department spokesman, said the man had been shot multiple times.

No further information was available early Monday.

On Sunday night, an 18-year-old woman was shot in her left hand and left leg in Austin, Sullivan said. The shooting occurred in the 5800 block of West Superior Street about 9:15 p.m.

In Hyde Park, a 55-year-old man was shot in his head in the 5400 block of South Cornell Avenue about 8:55 p.m. Sunday, Sullivan said. The man was rushed to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition, but was later downgraded to "serious."

Earlier in the weekend:

• A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in Albany Park Sunday, and four people were wounded in shootings Saturday night.

• From Friday night to Saturday afternoon, gunfire killed one man and injured six people.

• A man was hospitalized after being shot near the Wilson Red Line stop Friday evening.

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