9 people killed in weekend shootings in Chicago: police | Chicago News


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More than 30 people were shot, including nine killed, between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday, according to the Chicago Police Department.

According to CPD data, 32 people were shot in 28 incidents over the weekend in Chicago.

A 28-year-old man was shot multiple times at 6:20 p.m. Friday while sitting inside a vehicle in the 2300 block of West 23rd Place. He was taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center where he died, officials said.

An hour later, a 27-year-old woman died after being shot in the head while standing in the hallway of a building on the 7100 block of South Ridgeland Avenue.

Just before 8.30pm on Friday, a 44-year-old man was killed following a verbal argument with an acquaintance outside the victim’s home in the 10-100 block of West 78th Square. A man shot the victim twice in the chest and once in the head before fleeing, police said. The victim was transported to Stroger Hospital where she died, officials said.

A 19-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting just before 3am on Saturday morning. The victim was standing in the 4600 block of South Marshfield Avenue when the occupant of a black sedan opened fire, hitting him multiple times in the chest, police said.

A 33-year-old man was found dead around 8:30 a.m. Saturday inside a silver Chevrolet Impala in the 9200 block of Harper Avenue South. The man, who was sitting in the car, had gunshot wounds to his neck and shoulder, police said.

At approximately 5:15 p.m. Saturday, a 54-year-old woman was fatally shot while lying outside on the porch of a home in the 6500 block of South Claremont Avenue. Police say occupants of a vehicle got out and opened fire, hitting her in the leg and abdomen. The woman was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where she died.

An 18-year-old man was killed as he walked through a gas station in the 1100 block of West 63rd Street. and was shot dead by a person in a car that pulled up to the station around 8 p.m. Saturday, police said.

A 56-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman were shot while sitting in a car in the 300 block of south Hoyne Avenue at 3:20 a.m. Sunday morning, police said. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital, where the man died, police said. The woman was in good condition.

Three people were shot and one person died in the 4800 block of North Central Avenue just after 4:30 a.m. Sunday. A 20-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man were walking down an alley in this area when they were shot with a 23-year-old man who was inside a nearby building. The woman was pronounced dead at Community First Hospital, while the two men were hospitalized in critical condition, police said.

Cook County has already topped 1,000 homicides this year, according to the medical examiner’s office, marking the first time the county topped that total since 1994.

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