A 29-year-old man was found shot to death in the Gresham neighborhood overnight and two others were wounded in South and West side shootings.
The man killed, identified as Corey Williams, was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center at 3:15 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
He had been shot in the 8100 block of South Marshfield Avenue about 2:15 a.m., police said. It's not clear why he was shot. Williams lived in the 6000 block of South Richmond Avenue, according to the medical examiner's office.
Police responded to a shots fired call and found the man on the ground. Police found shell casings on the block.
In the Little Village neighborhood about 1:30 a.m., a 29-year-old man arguing with his girlfriend was shot by his mother's boyfriend at a home in the 2300 block of South Central Park Avenue.
Police said the 29-year-old was drunk and in an argument when his mom tried to intervene in the argument. The mother's boyfriend tretrieved a gun and shot his girlfriend's son once in the hand and once in the shoulder, police said.
He's in custody and a weapon was recovered. The 29-year-old was at Mount Sinai Hospital and expected to recover from his wounds.
Late Wednesday night, a 20-year-old man was shot in Washington Park neighborhood.
He was standing in the 5800 block of South Wabash Avenue about 11 p.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
The man was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County with a wound to his upper thigh, Alfaro said.
No one is in custody and Area Central is investigating.Copyright © 2015, RedEye