At least 30 people were shot over about 13 hours starting 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon and continuing into early Monday morning. Four of the 30 people shot died and several more remain in critical condition.
The shootings Sunday into Monday brings the holiday weekend total to at least 82 people were shot during an 84-hour stretch between 3:30 p.m. Thursday and 3:30 a.m. Monday morning. Fourteen were killed.
The four incidents in which people were killed Sunday into Monday are:
• A 24-year-old man was shot to death about 2:20 a.m. Monday at 84th Street and Buffalo Avenue in The Bush neighborhood on the South Side. He was found in the middle of the block with multiple gunshot wounds and police believe his attacker approached from a gangway and opened fire.
The man, Joey Henderson, of the 8400 block of Buffalo in Chicago, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office, was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital early Monday morning.
• A woman, 44, was killed about 12:30 a.m. Monday in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side. She was shot in the torso and arm while standing against a car in the 10900 block of South Throop Street. It's not clear whether she was the target. Investigators at the medical examiner's office later said her name was Tonya Gunn, of the 400 block of West 115th Street.
• A 23-year-old man was shot to death about 9:05 p.m. Sunday at 116th Street and Stewart Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. He had been on a porch when someone opened fire, wounding the man.
According to the medical examiner's office, the man who was killed is Shiquille I. Salter of the 300 block of West 116th Street in Chicago.
Neighbors at the house next door had been playing cards – their game lit by lights attached to an umbrella set up over a table. They dropped to the ground and crawled inside.
The man shot ran through a vacant lot and collapsed in a bushlike patch of weeds growing under a light pole. Police found him bleeding from at least two gunshot wounds to his torso and he was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center.
While a single squad car guarded the small scene where the man fell, someone opened fire about 11:05 p.m. about a block away at 115th Street and Harvard Avenue, wounding a man who later turned up at Roseland Community Hospital with a gunshot wound to the left side of his chest. The 20-year-old was dropped off at the hospital with the wound about 11:20 p.m.
• Two people were shot in Austin, near Lake Street and Laramie Avenues, about 5:40 p.m. A 21-year-old who died was pronounced dead at 6:11 p.m. at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He has been identified as Donald Ray, of the 2000 block of West Adams Street, in Chicago.
He was with a 19-year-old man seated in a car when an offender approached on foot and fired shots into the car, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Stacey Cooper said. The 21-year-old was shot in the head and died on the scene, Cooper said.
The 19-year-old was shot in the upper right thigh and taken to Stroger hospital in "stable'' condition, Cooper said.
In other shootings across the city:
• A man was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County with a wound to his buttocks after someone shot him about 3:30 a.m. early Monday morning near Jackson Boulevard and Halsted Street in the Greektown neighborhood on the Near West Side. Details about the shooting weren't immediately available.
• Two men, 38 and 46, were shot about 1:25 a.m. in the 7200 block of South Dobson Avenue in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. Both were taken to Stroger hospital. The younger man was shot in the left leg and right side of his torso and grazed in the head. The older man was shot in the upper right thigh. Both are in stable condition, police said.
• A 24-year-old man was shot about 1:10 a.m. in the 1000 block of North Springfield Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. He was standing on the corner when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Stroger hospital with a gunshot wound to his lower back. He's in serious condition there.
• A man in his 20s walked into Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to his hand about 12:45 a.m. He had been shot in the 5500 block of South Lawndale Avenue in the West Elsdon neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
• Two teens were shot about 12:40 a.m. in the 9600 block of South Carpenter Street in the Longwood Manor neighborhood on the Far South Side. Someone in a light-colored sedan opened fire on the two while they were standing outside, police said. A 16-year-old boy was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital with a gunshot wound to his left leg and a 19-year-old man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center with a wound to the right side of his torso, police said.
• Three people were shot about 11:20 p.m. Sunday near the area of 81st Street and Exchange Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side – an attack that neighbors described as a running shootout that left three wounded.
The shooting started with at least one gunman firing toward two people who had just walked out of a store at 81st Street and Exchange Avenue. That shooter wounded two people – a 25-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman. The man is in critical condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the woman was wounded in the right thigh and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center. Her condition has been stabilized, police said.
During the gunfire, two others in the neighborhood started chasing and shooting at the man, who fled west through a vacant lot while returning fire. During the exchange, a 48-year-old man was wounded in the ankle while on a porch at 80th Street and Escanaba Avenue and taken to Jackson Park Hospital in good condition.
Police responding heard more gunfire after finding the three people shot and set up a search area three blocks north-to-south and almost four blocks east-to-west.
Officers from nearby districts responded to the 10-1 call – for an officer in immediate need of assistance – in cars marked and unmarked, with handguns and rifles, in blue uniforms and in green coveralls.
The shooting, it was later learned, was unrelated to gunfire from a house on Muskegon Avenue a couple blocks west of the shooting scene. Police found shell casings there but no suspects and nobody was wounded in that round of gunfire.
As a helicopter circled overhead, someone shot up a house a couple blocks south on Exchange Avenue, just outside the perimeter police had set up. The gunfire was called over the radio before 911 calls and police ran down the street toward where the gunfire came from.
The house that had been shot up, in the 8400 block of South Exchange, was near where police responded to a call of a gang disturbance earlier in the day. A group of gang members had been hanging out outside and someone wanted them removed, police said.
• A man in his late teens, possibly 17, was shot in the leg about 10:10 p.m. at 87th Street and Morgan Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. He was hit in the leg and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, police said.
• About 9:50 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Loomis Boulevard, across from Foster Park in Gresham, someone shot two men. One, 19, was taken to Holy Cross Hospital with a gunshot wound to his arm; his condition was stabilized. The second, 22, was shot in the shoulder and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center.
• About 8:20 p.m. Sunday, a 29-year-old man was shot at 101st Street and Emerald Avenue in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. He was taken to Advocate Christ to be treated for his wounds.
• A 30-year-old man was shot about 8:45 p.m. Sunday at 66th Street and Hoyne Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center with wounds to his left back.
• At 6:28 pm., a 21-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the knee in the 1500 block of North Mason Avenue in the North Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He was in good condition at Loretto Hospital and one person has been arrested, police said.
• At 6 p.m., a male of an unknown age was shot in the chest and twice in the lower back in the 7200 block of South Cornell Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was taken to Jackson Park Hospital and then transferred to Stroger hospital in critical condition, police said.
• At 5:59 p.m., a 26-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the 8300 block of South Wood Street in Gresham, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition had stabilized. He was on a porch when two assailants approached on foot from an alley and fired several shots, police said. The offender then fled the scene, police said.
• At 4:31 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the right leg in the 8500 block of South Exchange Avenue in South Chicago and was taken in "stable" condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.
• At 4:27 p.m., a 15-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to the head in the 5600 block of South Wabash Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He was taken in good condition to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, police said. He was standing on a porch when he heard shots and felt pain, police said.
• At 4:23 p.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in the left foot during a drive-by at 110th Street and Normal Avenue in Roseland. Hospital information was not available.
• Earlier Sunday afternoon, three people were shot within blocks of each other on the Far South Side, and officials said at least two of the shootings were related. A man, 43, was shot in the chest and a woman, 22, was shot in the foot and leg around 3:30 p.m. near 132nd Street and Prairie Avenue in the Eden Green neighborhood, according to police and fire officials.
Police said the shootings stemmed from a domestic dispute. Police said both were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and are expected to recover from their wounds.
Around the same time, at about 3:10 p.m., firefighters were called to the Little Calumet River at 134th Street and South Vernon Avenue. But arriving crews were told by police that a person had been taken into custody, Langford said. The man was chased by officers because he had a weapon, according to police. It was not known if he was a suspect in the shootings on Prairie or another shooting an hour earlier in the 13100 block of South Forrestville Avenue.
In that shooting, a woman, 66, was grazed on the top of the head around 2:35 p.m. as she walked up the steps of her porch in the Golden Gate neighborhood, police said.The woman had just parked her car when she heard shots, according to a Calumet District police lieutenant. "At the top of the stairs, she felt something on the top of her head," the lieutenant said.
She went to Roseland Hospital, but it was unclear who drove her.
"She was not the intended target,"’ the lieutenant said, adding she was an "unfortunate victim."Copyright © 2015, RedEye