Two men who were killed and a 14-year-old boy who was wounded were among 13 people hurt in overnight gun violence across the city.
At least 30 people have been shot since 6:20 p.m. Friday, 7 of them fatally.An 18-year-old man, identified as Alonzo Powell of the 100 block of North Parkside Avenue by the Cook County medical examiner's office, was found about 8:15 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of North Pine Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side and was pronounced dead at 8:24 p.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital, officials said.
Powell was found in a doorway with a gunshot wound to the head. Police recovered a revolver near his body. Two 18-year-olds were shot on the same block about 11:35 p.m. Friday.
A 22-year-old man identified by the medical examiner's office as Alex Ruiz, of the 2700 block of South Harding Avenue, was shot at Cermak and Pulaski and was pronounced dead at 9:52 a.m. Sunday at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the medical examiner's office.
Ruiz was shot about 3:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of South Pulaski Road in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side and was driven about a mile north to a gas station just east of Pulaski on Ogden Avenue. He was a passenger in a car when the people inside heard gunfire and realized their friend was shot in the head, police said.
Someone in the car called 911 from the gas station parking lot, where blood was visible next to the car.
Five other people including a 17-year-old girl have died since Friday evening after shootings. Richard Johnson, Derrick L. Baker, Taylor Diorio, Anthony Carter and Jason Smith are the names of the dead.
The 14-year-old boy was shot about 9:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of South Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side. He's in stable condition at Comer Children's Hospital. Police overnight were unable to provide more details about that shooting.
A 26-year-old man was shot about 6 a.m. today in the 5200 block of South Wood Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Robert Perez said. He's in stable condition at Mount Sinai Hospital. Additional details about that shooting weren't immediately available.A man walking in the 3200 block of West Walnut Street was shot about 2:10 a.m. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the city's West Side, police said. The 29-year-old was shot in the groin and taken to Sacred Heart Hospital, a couple blocks north, before being transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital. He told police he heard shots and felt pain.
A 20-year-old man was shot about 1:30 a.m. in the 4600 block of South Winchester Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Police said the man was in stable condition but didn't have any other details available.
Just before 1 a.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the back and is in stable condition at Swedish Covenant Hospital, police said. He was shot near the intersection of Albany and Lawrence Avenues in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side but additional details weren't available.
A 33-year-old man suffered a graze wound in the hip about 12:30 a.m. in the 8900 block of South Vincennes Avenue in the Brainerd neighborhood on the South Side. He was walking when someone stepped out of a light-colored sedan and started shooting. The shooter fled southbound in the car, police said. The 33-year-old was treated at the scene.
About 11:30 p.m., a 20-year-old man shot in the chest was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Healthcare Center by a friend. He was shot in the 5600 block of South Princeton Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood, police said. He was sitting on a porch when someone approached on a bicycle, dismounted, and started shooting. The victim is in critical condition at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
Three people were shot in the 3800 block of South Princeton Avenue about two blocks south of U.S. Cellular Field in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood on the South Side. An 18-year-old man was shot eight times in his "lower extremities," police said, and a 29-year-old woman suffered a through-and-through wound to her buttocks. A 26-year-old man "self transported" to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the stomach but police said he will likely be transferred to Stroger hospital, where the other two were taken.
Other details about that shooting, which happened about 10:30 p.m., weren't immediately available. Police said witnesses at the scene weren't cooperating with police, who initially had a hard time finding the crime scene and figuring out how many people were shot.
About 5 minutes after the Princeton Avenue shooting, a 37-year-old man was shot in the 11800 block of South Sangamon Street in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center with gunshot wounds to both legs. He was standing in the street when someone approached from a gangway and opened fire, police firstname.lastname@example.org