Police: 3 killed, 14 wounded in Tuesday shootings

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Three people were killed and at least 14 others wounded in shootings across Chicago on Tuesday, according to police.

The latest fatal shooting happened about 11:30 p.m. when a gunman opened fire on a group of people fighting in a Gresham neighborhood street.

A female whose age wasn’t immediately known was shot in the abdomen and taken to Stroger Hospital, where she later died, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the death.

A 22-year-old woman shot in the leg and wrist and a 25-year-old woman shot in the arm also went to Stroger. Their conditions stabilized, police said.

The shooter took off in a white SUV, police said.

About three hours earlier, a 52-year-old man died in a Bronzeville drive-by shooting that left three other people wounded, police said.

The shooting happened about 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of 35th and Indiana, authorities said.

The 52-year-old was shot in the back and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he later died, according to police. The medical examiner’s office didn’t immediately confirm the fatality.

A man and woman, both 18, were taken to Stroger Hospital with gunshot wounds to the back. Her condition was critical and his serious, police said.Another man, 20, was shot in the leg and taken to a hospital where his condition had stabilized.

The day’s first fatal shooting happened in a possible drive-by attack about 2 p.m. in Greater Grand Crossing.

Devon Davis, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene with multiple gunshot wounds in the 7500 block of South Ellis, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. He lived a mile away in the 7500 block of South Indiana, authorities said.

A law enforcement source said the man killed was a documented gang member.

A map of the 10 separate shootings that left three people killed and at least 14 others wounded in shootings Tuesday.

A map of the 10 separate shootings that left three people killed and at least 14 others wounded in shootings Tuesday.

In Tuesday’s last shooting, awoman and two teenagers were shot in West Chatham’s 8000 block of South Stewart — within minutes and blocks of the fatal shooting on the same street.

It happened about 11:40 p.m.when someone inside a passing white vehicle fired shots toward the 41-year-old woman and a boy and girl, both 14, police said.

The woman was shot in the shoulder and the boy suffered graze wounds to the arm and chest. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital, where the woman’s condition stabilized and the boy was listed in good condition. The girl’s condition was stabilized at University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital, police said.

A little more than an hour earlier, a 24-year-old woman was shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. About 10:20 p.m., she was in the 200 block of North Keystone when she heard shots and realized a bullet had graze her thigh, said police, who couldn’t immediately provide her condition.

Just before 10 p.m., two people were shot in a West Englewood drive-by. The 24-year-old woman and 41-year-old man were sitting in a van parked in the 6700 block of South Ada when someone fired shots from a passing vehicle, grazing the woman’s leg and striking the man in the ankle, police said. They were taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition.

About the same time, a 19-year-old man was shot and critically wounded in theLittle Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. He was walking about 9:50 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Rockwell when a black SUV pulled up and someone inside opened fire, striking him several times, police said.He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

Early Tuesday, a 24-year-old man was shot and seriously injured at a Far South Side bus stop. He waswaiting for a bus about 3 a.m. in the 10200 block of South Wentworth when two people approached and fired at him, police said.He was shot in the back and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition.

A construction worker was injured in Tuesday’s first shooting, which happened about 12:30 a.m. in Auburn Gresham. The21-year-old man was leaving a building he was rehabbing in the 8200 block of South Justine when someone drove up and fired at him, police said.He was shot in the left leg and taken to Christ Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

Additionally, about 11:45 p.m. a17-year-old boy accidentally was shot while playing with a gun in the Marquette Park neighborhood. He anda friend were playing with it in the 7100 block of South Campbell when it discharged, striking his pinkie finger, police said.He was in good condition at Holy Cross Hospital.

Police look at bullet shell casings at the scene of a shooting near 80th and Stewart Tuesday night. | Network Video Productions

Police look at bullet shell casings at the scene of a shooting near 80th and Stewart Tuesday night. | Network Video Productions

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