Two men were killed and six people were wounded in shootings on the North, South, Southwest and West sides late Monday and early Tuesday morning, according to police.
About 9:55 p.m., a 34-year-old man was approached by someone as he walked down the street in the 5200 block of North Kenmore Avenue in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood on the North Side, police said. After starting a brief conversation, the second person pulled out a gun and shot the 34-year-old in the chest, according to police.
Police called to the block for a person shot found Demond Parnell of the 1600 block of West Greenleaf Avenue unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center at 10:24 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
A 33-year-old man was fatally shot about 2 a.m. Tuesday in the 6300 block of South Francisco Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.
Sam Aguilar, of the 1500 block of West Walton Street was on the sidewalk when someone opened fire from a passing SUV, hitting him in the chest, police said. His condition had been stabilized at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, but he was pronounced dead Tuesday at 10:16 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
About 9:40 p.m. Monday someone fired shots from a gray vehicle in the 300 block of East 42nd Street, in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
A 20-year-old man was shot multiple times in the abdomen but managed to flee the scene on foot, according to police. A friend drove the man to Provident Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition and expected to be transferred to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
In other shootings:
• A 15-year-old boy was shot about 8:40 p.m. Monday in the 5700 block of South Peoria Street in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The boy was shot in the leg and taken to University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. Police believed the shooter fired from a light-colored vehicle.
• A 46-year-old man was shot about 9 p.m. in the 1200 block of West 72nd Place in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The man was in an alley when someone approached on foot and shot him multiple times. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized, police said.
• A 17-year-old boy was shot about 7:30 p.m. on the 2400 block of West 21st Street in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side, police said. Someone started shooting from a dark-colored vehicle, hitting the boy in the thigh, police said. The boy was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. The shooter's vehicle fled westbound, according to police.
• A 15-year-old boy was shot at 6:16 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said. Police said the boy was walking with other people when another group approached them in the 6100 block of South Indiana Avenue. After an exchange of words, someone shot the boy in the buttocks. He was taken to Comer Children's Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
• A 22-year-old man was shot at 5:54 p.m. on the 4600 block of South Lamon Avenue in the LeClaire Courts neighborhood on the Southwest Side, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ana Pacheco.
The man, who was driving a vehicle, was shot during an argument with people from another car, Pacheco said. Someone from the other car shot the man, striking him in the back. The man managed to drive until the 5100 block of South Cicero Avenue, where paramedics were called and the man was taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, Pacheco said.Copyright © 2015, RedEye