CHICAGO — A man was shot dead and four others were wounded in overnight shootings.
About 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, a man was killed and another injured after they were shot in an apartment building in the 5200 block of South Harper Avenue in Hyde Park, police said.
Henry Atkins, 39, of the 1400 block of East 52nd Street, was killed after he took a shot to his chest, authorities said. A 22-year-old man was shot in the hand and taken to Stroger Hospital.
No one was in custody.
Two hours before Atkins was killed, a man was shot in Rogers Park on the far North Side.
About 10:10 p.m. Monday, the 25-year-old man was walking in the 1600 block of West Jonquil Terrace when a man emerged from a nearby alley and fired shots, said Officer Amina Greer, a police spokeswoman.
The 25-year-old was hit in his foot. He was treated at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston and released, Greer said.
Police said the shooting was possibly gang-related.
About 9:20 p.m. Monday, a man was injured in West Englewood in another shooting police said might be gang-related.
The 28-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 1700 block of West 52nd Street when a man approached him from a nearby alley and opened fire, Greer said.
The man was shot in his left shoulder and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was in good condition, Greer said.
About an hour earlier, a man was shot in the 10600 block of South Normal Avenue in Roseland, police said.
Police said the 44-year-old man was shot in his leg when someone attempted to rob him just after 8 p.m.
He was taken to Roseland Hospital, where his condition stabilized, Greer said.