By Peter Nickeas and Liam Ford
2:46 PM CST, December 30, 2013
A man died and eight others were wounded in shootings across the city since Sunday afternoon, police said.
The attacks were as far north as Rogers Park and as far south as Roseland, police said.
The Cook County medical examiner's office identified the man killed as Eulises Grandos, 22, of the 2400 block of South Central Park Avenue in Chicago. Grandos was one of two men shot about 2:05 a.m. Monday in the 1300 block of West Cermak Road in the Pilsen neighborhood. He was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County in critical condition but later died, according to police.
Another man, 21, was shot in the head in the same incident, which followed an "altercation" at a bar. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital though his condition wasn't available from police. The two were in a car when an SUV pulled alongside and someone opened fire; two other people were inside the car but were not wounded, police said. The car tried to flee the shooters in the SUV but hit a tree about a block west, near 1400 West Cermak Road.
In another attack, a 34-year-old man was wounded about 1:50 a.m. in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the Far North Side. He was in the 6900 block of North Sheridan Road when shot and was taken to St. Francis Hospital, where he's in good condition with a leg wound.
Just after midnight, a 20-year-old man walked into Roseland Hospital with gunshot wounds to his armpit and elbow, police said. He was shot about 12:05 a.m. in the 11300 block of South Carpenter Street in the Morgan Park neighborhood. Police said he was sitting in a parked car with a few other people when someone stepped out of a nearby car, walked up and opened fire. The shooter fled and the wounded man drove to Roseland Hospital.
About 9:35 p.m. in the 2400 block of South Harding Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood, a 22-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and is in stable condition at Mount Sinai Hospital. Police said he was outside when someone fired shots from inside a dark van.
Another man was shot about 8:20 p.m. near 47th Street and Western Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood. He drove to Holy Cross Hospital where he was treated for a leg wound. Police said the 20-year-old was in a parked car when someone in a passing dark vehicle opened fire.
Earlier, a 19-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the cheek about 6:15 p.m. in the 1500 block of North LeClaire Avenue in the North Austin neighborhood, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Daniel O'Brien. The man was treated on the scene, police said.About 5:11 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in the finger in the 6000 block of South Carpenter Street in the Englewood neighborhood, O'Brien said. The man was in good condition at St. Bernard Hospital and Healthcare Center.
Earlier, a 30-year-old man was attacked about 3:55 p.m. in the first block of East 101st Place in the Roseland neighborhood, said News Affairs Sgt. Antoinette Ursitti. The man suffered gunshot wounds to the leg, groin and arm and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. News Affairs did not have information on his condition.
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