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Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 5 Since Monday

By Kelly Bauer | September 12, 2017 7:41am
 Shootings have killed two people and wounded five since Monday, police said.
Shootings have killed two people and wounded five since Monday, police said.
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CHICAGO — Shootings have killed two people and wounded five since Monday, police said.

• At 4:42 a.m. Tuesday, a man was found shot to death in Austin.

• At 2:40 a.m., a 17-year-old was at a gas station in Rogers Park when he was shot and killed.

In non-fatal shootings:

• At 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, a 21-year-old man was shot in Auburn Gresham, police said. The man was sitting outside in the 8900 block of South Lowe Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain.

The man was hit in his back and arm and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition, police said.

The shooting was possibly gang-related, a police source said.

• At 12:19 a.m., a 69-year-old man was shot when a bullet went through his bedroom window in Morgan Park.

• At 11:25 p.m. Monday, a 25-year-old man was shot in Washington Park, police said. The man was walking in an alley in the 5300 block of South Indiana Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain.

The man was hit in his right leg and he was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

• At 10:16 p.m., a 24-year-old man was shot in Austin, police said. The man was walking on the sidewalk in the 5300 block of West Adams when he heard shots and felt pain.

The man was hit in his left foot and he was taken to West Suburban Hospital. His condition was not available but he was listed as "stable," police said.

• At 5:52 p.m., a 24-year-old woman was shot in Chicago Lawn, police said. The woman was in the 5900 block of South Campbell Avenue when someone she knows walked up to her, took out a gun and fired shots.

The woman was hit in her legs and she was taken to Holy Cross Hospital. Her condition was not available but she was listed as "stable," police said.

• At 1:36 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in South Shore, police said. The man was standing outside in the 2600 block of East 75th Street when someone walked up to him and fired shots.

The man was hit in his face, groin and side and was taken to Northwestern Hospital in serious condition, police said.

The shooting was possibly gang-related, a police source said.

No one was in custody in these shootings.