CHICAGO — Almost 70 people were wounded by gunfire during a bloody Fourth of July weekend in Chicago, including at least 13 people who died from their injuries, authorities said.
The toll includes 29 people wounded — six fatally — since Sunday afternoon alone, police said.
In the most recent homicide, a 24-year-old man died after being shot about 2:20 a.m. Monday in South Chicago.
Earlier, two people were hospitalized after a shooting in the 9600 block of South Sangamon Street in Washington Heights around 12:40 a.m. A 16-year-old boy was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in stable condition after being shot in his left leg. A 19-year-old man was taken to Christ after being shot in his right torso, police said.
The 19-year-old died Monday morning, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
Around 12:30 a.m. Monday, a 44-year-old woman was fatally shot in the 10900 block of South Throop Street in Morgan Park.
Three people were shot around 11:20 p.m. Sunday in the 3000 block of East 81st Street when a group of men approached them and opened fire, said Officer Hector Alfaro, a Chicago Police Department spokesman. A 25-year-old man died in that shooting.
And around 9:05 p.m. Sunday, a 23-year-old man was shot and killed in the 300 block of West 116th Street in West Pullman.
In nonfatal shootings overnight:
• Around 3:30 a.m. Monday, a 32-year-old man was shot in his buttocks while standing near South Halsted Street and West Jackson Boulevard on the Near West Side. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized, Alfaro said.
• Two people were shot in a drive-by in Grand Crossing around 1:25 a.m. Monday. The men were in the 7200 block of South Dobson Avenue when a light-colored SUV drove by and someone inside fired shots, Alfaro said.
A 46-year-old man was hit in his right thigh and a 38-year-old man was hit in his head, right leg and shoulder. Both men were taken to Stroger in stable condition, Alfaro said.
• Around 1:10 a.m., Monday, a 24-year-old man was shot in his lower back while standing on a corner in the 1000 block of North Springfield Avenue in Humboldt Park. He was taken in serious condition to Stroger. The man was a documented gang member, Alfaro said.
• A 17-year-old man was taken to Christ Hospital after being shot in his leg in the 8700 block of South Morgan Avenue in Auburn Gresham. More information was not available, Alfaro said.
• Two people were shot in Auburn Gresham just minutes earlier. The two were in the 8400 block of South Loomis Boulevard in Auburn Gresham when shots were fired from a tan SUV, striking a 19-year-old man in his left arm and a 22-year-old man in his shoulder, Alfaro said.
The 19-year-old was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in stable condition. The 22-year-old was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition, Alfaro said.
• Around 8:20 p.m. Sunday, a 29-year-old man was shot in his left arm while standing in the 10100 block of South Emerald Avenue in Roseland. He was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition, Alfaro said.
• Around 8:45 p.m. Sunday, a 33-year-old man was shot in his hip and lower leg while standing in the 6500 block of South Hoyne Avenue in Englewood. He was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition, Alfaro said.
• Around 6:28 p.m. Sunday, a 21-year-old man was shot in his knee in the 5900 block of West North Avenue in North Austin. He was taken to Loretto Hospital in good condition. A man is in custody in connection with the shooting, said Officer Stacey Cooper, a Chicago Police Department spokeswoman.
• Around 6 p.m. Sunday, a man was shot multiple times in the 7200 block of South Cornell Avenue in South Shore. The man was struck in his chest and lower back. He was taken to Jackson Park Hospital in critical condition, then transferred to Stroger, Alfaro said.
• Around the same time, a 26-year-old man was shot in both arms while standing on a porch in the 8300 block of South Wood Street in Gresham. He was taken to Christ in stable condition, Alfaro said.
• Around 4:31 p.m. Sunday, a 19-year-old man was shot in his right leg in the 8500 block of South Exchange Avenue in South Chicago. He was taken to Northwestern Hospital in stable condition, Alfaro said.
• Around 4:27 p.m. Sunday, a 15-year-old boy was grazed in the head while standing on a porch in the 5600 block of South Wabash Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood. He was taken to Comer Children's Hospital in stable condition, Alfaro said.
• About five minutes earlier, a 31-year-old man was shot in his left foot during an apparent drive-by in the 11000 block of South Normal Avenue in Roseland. More information was not available, Alfaro said.
In other weekend violence, four more people were shot on the South Side Sunday afternoon, including a 66-year-old woman grazed in her head, and a 21-year-old man who was shot to death in the 5200 block of West Lake Street in South Austin.
From Thursday evening into Sunday morning, 40 people were shot across the city, including seven who died from their wounds, police said.
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