50 people shot dead, 10 killed over weekend in Chicago: police | Chicago News

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(WTTW News)

At least 50 people were shot, including 10 dead, between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday night, according to the Chicago Police Department.

Victims included a 16-year-old boy who was killed while standing in Garfield Park on Saturday afternoon and a 36-year-old man who was shot and killed following a clash as he attempted to park your car in your garage in Belmont Cragin.

A 29-year-old man was driving in the 2100 block of West 71st Street on Friday at 6 p.m. when a car pulled up behind him and two occupants exited the vehicle and started shooting. The victim was shot in the back of the head and authorities said he died at the scene.

A 36-year-old man was killed around 9:50 p.m. Friday as he attempted to park his car in his garage in the 2600 block of North Mobile Avenue. Police said the garage entrance was blocked by another vehicle, and after the victim asked the driver of that vehicle to move, a physical altercation began. The driver of the blocking vehicle drew a gun and shot the victim once in the back before fleeing.

A 21-year-old man was standing outside at 11:50 p.m. Friday in the 5200 block of West Adams Street when he was shot repeatedly by an unknown offender. He was taken to Stroger Hospital where he died, officials said.

A 31-year-old man was found on the ground in the 2600 block of Keeler Avenue South just before 3:30 a.m. on Saturday with gunshot wounds to the head and body. He was taken to the Mount Sinai medical center where he died, officials said.

Two people, a 25-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy, were shot dead while standing in a park in the 3400 block of West Madison Street just before noon on Saturday. The man was shot in the leg and survived, but the boy was shot in the head and left foot and died in Stroger Hospital.

CPD Deputy Chief Detectives Rahman Muhammad said officers received a ShotSpotter alert of 11 shots in the area. A pod camera partially captured the incident and video showed the shots fired from a white Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Muhammad said police had a license plate for this vehicle, but investigators are still looking for additional information and witnesses.

A man and woman were gunned down in the 1300 block of West Hastings Street around 12:11 a.m. Sunday morning by the occupant of a passing sedan. The man, 21, was shot in the back and killed, while the woman was hit in the chin and hospitalized in fair condition. Police said she was not the intended victim of the shooting.

Minutes later, two people were gunned down inside a business in the 4600 block of South King Drive after a verbal altercation between a group of men. Police said a verbal altercation erupted around 12:17 a.m. after a man stepped on a woman’s shoes. A 25-year-old man was shot in the neck, chest, arm and torso and died at the University of Chicago Medical Center, officials said. The second victim, a 27-year-old woman, was shot in the chin and hospitalized in fair condition, officials said.

A 22-year-old man was shot and killed several times in a parking lot on the 3100 block of South Ashland Avenue around 4:11 p.m. Sunday.

A 26-year-old man who was about to board his vehicle in the 2900 block of West 44th Street was shot dead by the occupant of a black Chrysler 300 passing by at 10:14 p.m. Sunday night. He was initially hospitalized at Mount Sinai Medical Center, but later died of his injuries, officials said.

Contact Matt Masterson: @ByMattMasterson | [email protected] | (773) 509-5431


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