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Teen Killed, Four Wounded in Overnight Shootings

By Erica Demarest | October 27, 2013 9:37am | Updated on October 27, 2013 4:56pm
 Shootings killed one person and wounded four others Saturday night and Sunday. (File photo)
Shootings killed one person and wounded four others Saturday night and Sunday. (File photo)
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CHICAGO — A teenager was killed and four people wounded in shootings Saturday night and Sunday.

About 1:20 a.m. Sunday, a 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in his upper back in Albany Park, according to Officer Michael Sullivan, a police spokesman.

The teen was standing on the sidewalk in the 3700 block of West Lawrence Avenue when two men approached and opened fire.

The victim — identified as Dante Mondragon of the 4700 block of North Central Park Avenue — was pronounced dead on the scene at 1:29 a.m. Sunday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

In non-fatal shootings:

• A 33-year-old man was shot in his mouth in Austin about 11:50 p.m. Saturday, Sullivan said. The man said he was standing in the 5500 block of West Huron Avenue when three men with a gun robbed him. As the men left, one fired a shot.

The victim was taken by his brother to West Suburban Medical Center and later transferred to Stroger Hospital.

• In West Pullman, a 24-year-old man was grazed in his right forearm about 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The victim refused medical treatment after the shooting, which happened in the 11500 block of South Racine Avenue.

• A 15-year-old boy was shot in his left thigh in Humboldt Park about 10 p.m. Saturday, Sullivan said. The teen was walking down an alley in the 3200 block of West Wabansia Avenue when several males yelled gang slogans and opened fire.

The teen was treated at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center.

• Around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, a 27-year-old man was shot in his buttocks in Greater Grand Crossing, Sullivan said. The victim was treated at Stroger Hospital for the shooting, which occurred in the 400 block of East 73rd Street.

Earlier in the weekend, Fredrick Ollie, 39, was shot to death in Auburn Gresham and six were injured by gunfire.