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Weekend Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 19, Police Say

By Kelly Bauer | March 20, 2017 8:08am
 Shootings killed two people and wounded 19 over the weekend, police said.
Shootings killed two people and wounded 19 over the weekend, police said.
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CHICAGO — Shootings killed two people and wounded 19 over the weekend, police said.

• Most recently, at 12:50 a.m. Monday, a 29-year-old man and 33-year-old man were shot in Logan Square, police said. The two were in the 2200 block of West Diversey Avenue when they were shot.

The 29-year-old man was hit in his right leg and buttocks and the 33-year-old man was hit in his left leg, police said. They were taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital, where their conditions were not available but they were listed as "stable."

The circumstances of the shooting were unknown, police said.

• At 5:34 p.m. Sunday, three people were shot in Garfield Park, police said. The three — a 17-year-old and 18- and 22-year-old men — were standing in the 3200 block of West Maypole Avenue when a dark-colored car drove up and someone in the car fired shots.

The 18-year-old man was hit in his ankle, the 22-year-old man was hit in his leg and the 17-year-old was hit in his foot, police said. They were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

• At 5:31 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in Garfield Park, police said. The man was outside in the 300 block of North St. Louis Avenue when a car pulled up and someone in the car shot at him.

The man was hit in his leg and took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was treated and released, police said.

• At 11 a.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in Albany Park.

No one was in custody in these shootings unless otherwise noted.

Shootings killed one person and wounded eight between Saturday and Sunday, and one person was killed and four wounded in shootings Friday to Saturday.