CHICAGO — Shootings plagued the South Side Friday and early Saturday, with two men shot dead and at least 14 others wounded.
Five of the shootings occurred in Englewood, including the most recent fatal shooting. It occurred around 10:15 p.m. Friday, according to police. A 27-year-old man was killed and two others were wounded.
Earlier Friday afternoon, three men were shot, one fatally, inside a West Englewood barber shop.
The other violence included:
• A 23-year-old man was shot in the chest at 45th Street and Hermitage Avenue at 6:15 a.m. Saturday, according to Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.
He was in critical condition after being transported to Mount Sinai Hospital, she added.
• Earlier, another 23-year-old man was shot on the South Side in Wentworth Gardens.
Around 4:30 a.m., the man was in the 3700 block of South Wentworth Avenue when someone shot him in his right foot and his buttocks, Sedevic said.
He was initially taken to Mercy Hospital, but later transported to Stroger Hospital where he is in stable condition, Sedevic said.
• About an hour earlier, a 27-year-old man was shot in Washington Park.
He was walking in the 5600 block of South Michigan Avenue when someone opened fire from a dark-colored car, grazing him in his ankle, Sedevic said.
He is in stable condition at University of Chicago Hospital, Sedevic said. Police said the man has documented gang ties. No one is in custody.
• Around 2:40 a.m., two men were shot while on a porch in West Englewood.
The men, ages 25 and 31, were on a porch in the 7000 block of South Wolcott Avenue when someone walked up and fired shots, striking the 25-year-old in his leg and the 31-year-old in his face, Sedevic said.
Both victims are in stable condition after being transported to Christ Hospital, Sedevic said.
Police said a man, 30, is in custody for the shooting, but there are no charges at this time.
• About a half an hour earlier, a man, 27, was standing outside in the 6900 block of South Throop Avenue in Englewood when someone walked up and opened fire, Sedevic said.
The man sustained gunshot wounds in his abdomen and his hip, Sedevic said.
He was taken to Christ Hospital where he is in stable condition, she added. Police said the man has documented gang ties.
No one is in custody.
• Around 10:45 p.m. Saturday, a man was shot on the South Side in the Ida B. Wells and Darrow Homes neighborhood.
Someone getting out of a light-colored van in the 700 block of East 38th Place fired shots at a man, 21, striking him several times in his hip, leg and his buttocks, Sedevic said.
The shooter fled the scene going eastbound, while the victim was transported to Northwestern Hospital in stable condition, Sedevic said.
No one is in custody.
• Earlier at 6:09 p.m., someone shot a man, 34, in the 10800 block of South Calhoun Avenue in South Deering, according to police.
The shooter walked up to the man and fired shots, striking him in his ankle, Sedevic said.
The shooter fled the scene, and the victim was transported to Christ Hospital in stable condition, Sedevic said.
Police said the man was a documented gang member.
• Around the same time, a 19-year-old man was shot in West Woodlawn.
Someone walked towards the man in the 6200 block of South Langley Avenue and opened fire, striking him in his leg and his foot, Sedevic said.
The man, who police said is a documented gang member, was taken to St. Bernard hospital in stable condition. No one is in custody.
• About an hour earlier, a 30-year-old man was shot in the 5900 block of South Morgan Street in Englewood, according to Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.
Someone shot the man in his buttocks, back and his thigh and then ran westbound, Pacheco said.
The man was taken to Stroger Hospital where his condition had stabilized, Pacheco said, adding that he was was uncooperative with police.
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