By Adam Sege and Carlos Sadovi
8:04 AM CST, February 9, 2014
Shootings on the Northwest, West and South sides have left one man dead and four people injured since Saturday evening, according to police.
About 5:10 this morning, a 44-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 4500 block of West Monroe Street, police said. He died on the scene.
It appeared the man had been sitting in a Toyota Scion when he was shot. His body remained inside the vehicle as police took photographs and knocked on neighbors' doors this morning, and the driver's side window had been shattered.
Police on the scene said it was too early to establish a motive for the killing.
About 3:55 a.m. a 25-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman were shot in the 2200 block of North Mango Avenue, Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
The two were in a vehicle that had pulled up to a curb when a black SUV pulled next to it and someone started shooting, Alfaro said.
The man was struck in the buttocks and the woman was struck in the wrist, according to police. Their conditions were stabilized at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, police said.
Earlier this morning, about 2:55 a.m. a 33-year-old man was shot in the 500 block of North Lawler Avenue, in the Austin neighborhood. The man was standing on a front porch when a dark-colored sedan drove by and shots rang out, Alfaro said.
The man was struck in the upper leg and taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where his condition was stabilized.
About 6:50 p.m., a 22-year-old man was standing in a doorway in the 7100 block of South South Shore Drive when two people approached from the street and at least one of them opened fire, police said.
Police responded to the shooting about 6:50 p.m. in the 7100 block of South South Shore Drive, police said
The man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.
No suspects were in custody late Saturday night as Area Central detectives investigate.
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