A 20-year-old man was shot dead on the Far South Side, and five other people were wounded by gunfire in the city late Monday and early this morning, according to authorities.
The 20-year-old, Jerrelle Samuels, was sitting on his front porch in the 300 block of East 134th Street when a shooter in a dark sedan opened fire about 12:30 a.m., authorities said.
Samuels was struck in the head, police said. He died on the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Earlier, about 10:45 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the arm in the 500 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said.
He told police he heard gunfire while standing on the sidewalk and realized he was shot, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
About 8:20 p.m., two men were shot in the 1600 block of North Kostner Avenue, Alfaro said.
One of them, a 23-year-old man, was shot in the lower back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, according to police. The other man, who is 34, was shot in the groin and taken to Norwegian-American Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Shortly before 8 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and foot in the 1500 block of West 69th Street, police said.
The man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized, Zala said.
Earlier, a 23-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 7500 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue, police said.
He also was taken to Christ Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition.
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