CHICAGO — At least seven people were shot overnight on the South and West sides with one victim dying days later, police said.
About 8:40 p.m. in Englewood, a 21-year-old man was sitting on a porch in the 5700 block of South Carpenter Street when a group of men ran by and began shooting, hitting the man in his shoulder, Estrada said. He was taken in serious condition to Stroger Hospital, according to Estrada.
The man, later identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office as Devonte Pearson, died at 1:50 p.m. Friday at Stroger Hospital.
• Most recently, about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, two 26-year-old men were shot in the 7000 block of South Emerald Avenue in Englewood, police said. The men were on a porch when someone walked up and starting firing shots, said Officer Jose Estrada, a police spokesman.
One man was shot in his leg and was taken in "stable" condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center, and the other suffered a graze wound in his head and was taken in "stable" condition to St. Bernard Hospital.
• About 3 a.m. in West Garfield Park, two men were shot as they sat in a parked car in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street, Estrada said.
A 24-year-old man was shot in his back and a 27-year-old man was shot in his torso, Estrada said, and both were taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital. The shooting appeared to be gang-related, Estrada said.
• About 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, a 37-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk with a group of people in the 5200 block of South Maplewood Avenue when a shooter walked up, yelled gang slogans and fired, striking the man in his foot, Estrada said. The man was taken from the Gage Park scene to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition stabilized, Estrada said. No other injuries were reported.
• About 7:30 p.m., a 20-year-old was shot in the 5100 block of South Hermitage Avenue, Estrada said. He was taken from the Back of the Yards shooting to Stroger Hospital in "stable" condition with wounds in his left arm and thigh, according to Estrada.
No one was in custody for the shootings.