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2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Shootings Citywide Since Thursday Morning

By Tanveer Ali | May 19, 2017 8:24am

CHICAGO — Two people were killed and 12 were wounded in shootings across the city since Thursday morning, police said.

A 16-year-old was killed in an apparent drive-by in Bronzeville.

Earlier, a 29-year-old man was killed in Park Manor.

In non-fatal shootings:

• In Avalon Park, a 31-year-old man was walking up back porch stairs in the 900 block of East 82nd Street when he was shot in his leg and arm at 5:03 a.m. Friday.

He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center.

A man was shot in his car while resisting an armed robber in River North.

Three men were shot at a West Ridge party.

• In Garfield Park, a 19-year-old man was wounded in his left knee after being shot in a drive-by in the 700 block of South Albany Avenue at 8:24 p.m. Thursday. The shots were fired from a Chevrolet Impala with two people inside.

The victim was taken in good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

• In Garfield Park, a 25-year-old man was shot in his left upper back while in the 4500 block of West Congress Parkway at 7:53 p.m. He took himself to West Suburban Hospital.

A 21-year-old man was shot in South Loop.

• In Woodlawn, a 21-year-old man was shot in his leg in the 1500 block of East 67th Place at 6:13 p.m. The man was being uncooperative with police and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

• On the Back of the Yards and West Englewood border, two teenage boys — 16 and 17 — were shot and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

The incident occurred in the 1800 block of West Garfield Boulevard at 5:11 p.m.

• In North Lawndale, a 19-year-old man was shot in his back in a drive-by Thursday morning. The incident occurred in the 1300 block of South Lawndale Avenue at 10:45 a.m.

The man was standing on the sidewalk when a gunman in a passing gray sedan shot at him. The car went southbound on Lawndale.

The victim was taken to Mount Sinai in serious condition.

There have been no arrests in any of the shootings.