By Peter Nickeas
5:03 PM CDT, August 10, 2013
Two men were killed and another eight people wounded in shootings all over the city Friday night and Saturday morning.
One of the dead men, 21, was shot just east of the intersection of 79th Streets and Yates Boulevard in the South Chicago neighborhood. He was shot "multiple times" about 4 a.m., police said.
The man was identified as Jacobi Herring of the 7900 block of South Oglesby Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Herron was pronounced dead at the scene.
The other, an 18-year-old man, was shot in the 6800 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in the Park Manor neighborhood about 8:15 p.m. He was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County in critical condition but later died of his wounds.
He was identified as Kenneth Barbour of the 1600 block of East 85th Street, according to the medical examier's office. Barbour was pronounced dead at 11:32 p.m. at Stroger Hospital.
Elsewhere in the city, a 17-year-old boy was shot at 38th Street and Wentworth Avenue in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood as fans trickled out of U.S. Cellular Field two blocks north. He was hit once in the shoulder and taken to Stroger hospital. Police said the boy collapsed on a basketball court after being shot about 10 p.m.
About 11:30 p.m., a 24-year-old man was shot in the leg in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. Someone fired toward him from a gangway in the 1900 block of South Harding Avenue and the man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he's in stable condition.
Two people were shot about 1 a.m. in the 5800 block of West Irving Park Road in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. A 21-year-old was shot in the leg and a 22-year-old was grazed in the abdomen, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. The older refused medical treatment at the scene and the younger was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition.
A 24-year-old man was shot about 1 a.m. in the 7400 block of North Rogers Avenue in the Rogers Park neighborhood. He ran to a nearby CTA station where police found him. He is in stable condition at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston.
About 2:05 a.m. an 18-year-old woman was shot in the 1700 block of East 71st Street in the South Shore neighborhood. She walked into Jackson Park Hospital with a wound to her foot and was later released.
A 26-year-old man was shot in the buttocks about 2:30 a.m. when someone in a group on the 1400 block of North Spaulding Avenue in Humboldt Park fired toward his car. The driver took the man to Norwegian-American Hospital and the man is expected to survive.
About 4:30 a.m. a man walked into Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center with a wound to his thigh. The man, whose age was not available, had been shot near the intersection of Belmont and California avenues in the Avondale neighborhood, police email@example.com |Twitter: @ChicagoBreaking
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