CHICAGO — Eight people were shot, two fatally, since Friday night despite snowfall that blanketed the city.
Two men, aged 25 and 26, were shot in Austin early Saturday morning. They were both wounded in the abdomen, and the 26-year-old man was mortally wounded. He has not been identified.
In the other fatal shooting, a 42-year-old man was shot in Woodlawn. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died. He has yet to be identified.
In non-fatal shootings:
• In Logan Square, a 27-year-old man was shot in his lower left leg about 4:08 a.m., Estrada said.
He was on the sidewalk when three other men yelled gang slogans before firing at him.
The victim fled to his cousin's house. His cousin took him to St. Mary Hospital where he is in "stable" condition.
• In Englewood, a 27-year-old man was shot in his leg and groin about 3:20 a.m. while he was on a porch among others in the 1100 block of West 68th Street, Estrada said.
A man walked up the group and fired several shots before getting away. The victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he is in "stable" condition.
• In Chatham, a 37-year-old man was shot his hip while sitting in a parked car about 3 a.m. in the 8100 block of South Ingleside Avenue, Estrada said. The shooter walked up to the car, before firing and fleeing. The victim was taken to Christ where he was listed in "stable" condition.
• In West Englewood, a 20-year-old man walking on the sidewalk in the 6800 block of South Laflin Street heard shots before being wounded in the lower right side of his chest, Estrada said. The shooting, which police said may be gang related, occurred about 11:55 p.m. Friday. The man was taken to Christ where he is listed in "stable" condition.
• At 11:30 p.m. in Logan Square, an 18-year-old man was walking with a group of other men when shots rang from a light-colored sedan in the 1800 block of North Mozart Street, Estrada said. Grazed in his lower right leg, the man was taken to St. Mary and is in "stable" condition.