RIVERDALE — One man was killed and four others were wounded in shootings across the city overnight Monday, authorities said, while a sixth man was wounded in a stabbing.
A 20-year-old man was killed in an apparent drive-by shooting in the Riverdale neighborhood on the far South Side.
Jerrelle Samuels, of the 300 block of East 134th Street, was sitting on the porch of his home about 12:20 a.m. Tuesday when a someone in a passing dark-colored sedan opened fire.
Samuels was hit in the head and was taken to Metro South Medical Center in Blue Island where he was pronounced dead just before 1 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
In West Garfield Park, a man was hospitalized after he was stabbed multiple times about 11:50 p.m. Monday, said Officer Hector Alfaro, a police spokesman.
The 42-year-old man got into a domestic disagreement with a woman in the 3800 block of West Washington Boulevard, and the woman cut the man on the chest, face and arm with a knife, Alfaro said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.
About 10:45 p.m., a man was injured in a shooting in the Austin neighborhood.
The 22-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 500 block of North Laramie Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain, Alfaro said. The man discovered he had been shot in the right arm and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition stabilized.
Hours earlier, two people were hospitalized after a shooting in the Hermosa neighborhood.
About 8:15 p.m., two men were shot in the 1600 block of North Kostner Avenue. A 23-year-old man was shot in the lower back and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was listed in serious condition. A 34-year-old man was shot in the groin and drove himself to Norwegian American Hospital, Alfaro said.
Police did not immediately have details surrounding the shooting.
An hour earlier, an 18-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and foot in the 1500 block of West 69th Street, Alfaro said. The man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition stabilized.