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2 Killed, 29 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

By Tanveer Ali | October 23, 2017 7:59am

CHICAGO — Two people were killed and 29 people were wounded in shootings since Friday morning in Chicago.

Since Sunday morning, one person was killed and five were wounded.

In Austin, a man was fatally shot Sunday night.

In nonfatal shootings since Sunday morning:

• At 10 p.m. Sunday in Austin, a 49-year-old man was shot in an attempted robbery in the 4800 block of West Chicago Avenue, police said. 

The gunman walked up to him and demanded money. The victim said he had no money, so the gunman fired shots.

The victim was shot in his right hand and grazed in his head. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, according to police. 

• At 3:15 p.m. Sunday in Roseland, a 23-year-old man was shot while standing on a porch in the 11000 block of South Emerald Avenue, police said. 

Someone shot at him from a gold-colored truck and police believe the incident may have been gang-related.

The victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition after he was shot in his right arm, according to police. 

• At 1:18 p.m. Sunday in Roseland, two men were shot when they were outside in the 11100 block of South Halsted Street, police said. 

A 34-year-old man was shot in his right leg and taken to Roseland Hospital.

A 20-year-old man was shot in both of his arms and also was taken to Roseland, police said. 

The incident may have been gang-related. 

• At 11 a.m. Sunday in Woodlawn, a 55-year-old man was grazed in his head by a bullet in the 400 block of East 63rd Street, police said. 

After being shot on the sidewalk, the man took himself to the University of Chicago Hospitals before being transferred to Mount Sinai.

No one is in custody in these shootings, police said. 

Between Saturday and Sunday mornings, one person was killed and 10 others were wounded in shootings.

From Friday to Saturday morning, 14 people were shot, though none fatally.