CHICAGO — Four people were shot across the city overnight continuing the trend of violence that started Thursday afternoon.
Thursday afternoon, five people were wounded in shootings including Demario Collins, 19, who succumbed to his injuries Thursday night. Collins was the second homicide Thursday: A 23-year-old man was fatally shot in an Auburn Gresham drive-by Thursday afternoon.
Among the four shot overnight was a 16-year-old boy shot in Bronzeville around 10:20 p.m. Thursday.
The teen was walking in the 4200 block of South Wabash Avenue when he heard gunshots and felt pain. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition after being shot in his leg, said Officer Amina Greer, a police spokeswoman.
In the most recent shooting, two men were shot outside a home in West Pullman early Friday.
Around 1:30 a.m., the men were standing in the 11600 block of South Peoria Street when a dark colored vehicle drove up and someone inside fired shots. A 25-year-old man was shot in his cheek and buttocks. He was taken to Advocate Christ Hospital in stable condition. The second man, 29, was shot in his shoulder but refused medical attention, Greer said.
No one is in custody and police are investigating.
Around 6:35 p.m. Thursday, a 21-year-old man was shot in his leg in Auburn Gresham. The man drove himself to Christ and told officers the shooting happened in the 1900 block of West 87th Street. Police are investigating, Greer said.