CHICAGO — Two people are dead and 17 were hospitalized after a violent weekend in Chicago.
In the most recent shooting, a 16-year-old boy was shot walking home with a friend in Back of the Yards around 11:40 p.m. Sunday.
The teen was in the 5000 block of South Marshfield Avenue when a man in a red hoodie approached and fired shots, hitting the teen in his leg. The teen was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in stable condition, said Officer Ron Gaines, a police spokesman.
Around 6:40 p.m., a 21-year-old was shot in his leg in the 1600 block of East 83rd Street in Avalon Park. He was taken to Northwestern in stable condition, Gaines said.
Around 2:51 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in both of his legs in Englewood. The teen was standing in the 7100 block of South Peoria Street when a man walked up and began shooting. The teen was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition, Gaines said.
Around 1 p.m. Sunday, a woman was shot in her neck in Humboldt Park.