CHICAGO — Three people are dead, including a 15-year-old boy, after separate shootings on the city's West Side Monday afternoon.
In North Lawndale, the death of a 30-year-old woman ended with a suspect being taken into custody after a standoff with police, officials said.
The woman was shot repeatedly in her stomach about 5:20 p.m. in the 1600 block of South Drake Avenue, said Officer Daniel O'Brien, a police spokesman. The shooting happened two doors down from where officials said the woman lived.
She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, where she was pronounced dead about 5:45 p.m. She was identified as Georgina Randall, of the 1600 block of South Drake Avenue, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
Police said a man barricaded himself into a home on the block after the shooting but was taken into custody shortly afterwards.
In East Garfield Park, a 15-year-old boy was killed after being shot in his chest about 5:08 p.m. in the 600 block of North Lawndale Avenue, O'Brien said. He was also taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead just before 6 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
Officials there identified the boy as Ed Cooper, of the 1200 block of South Kostner Avenue.
In West Garfield Park, a 20-year-old man was killed after being shot about 3:20 p.m. at a gas station in the 400 block of South Pulaski Road, police said.
The man was sitting in a car at a gas station when another car pulled up and a someone inside the car opened fire. The man, later identified as Marquise Chandler, was shot in the head and taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
Three others were injured in shootings occurring minutes apart on the city's South Side:
• A 35-year-old man is in critical condition after a shooting in West Pullman, according to Officer Ron Gaines, a police spokesman. About 11:30 p.m., the man was standing in the 100 block of East 117th Street when someone approached him and began firing shots. The man was hit in his chest, buttocks and arms, Gaines said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.
• A 16-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the 1400 block of West 73rd Street in West Englewood, Gaines said. The teen was standing outside when a vehicle rode past and someone inside opened fire, striking the boy in his foot, Gaines said. The teen was taken to Holy Cross Hospital where his condition stabilized.
• In Englewood, a 26-year-old man was shot in his leg in the 5800 block of South Aberdeen Street. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, Gaines said. Police did not immediately have details on the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
The homicides come after a bloody Fourth of July weekend that claimed 11 lives due to gunfire.