2 killed, 14 wounded in Saturday shootings

SHARE 2 killed, 14 wounded in Saturday shootings
SHARE 2 killed, 14 wounded in Saturday shootings

At least 16 people were shot, two of them fatally, within city limits on Saturday.

A 35-year-old man was killed late Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

At 11:55 p.m., Corey McClinton was driving a vehicle in the 100 block of North Kedzie when someone shot him multiple times, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.One bullet struck his abdomen, two lodged in his side and one hit his arm.

McClinton crashed into a light pole and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died, authorities said. He lived in the Austin neighborhood.

Another murder occurred outside a club early Saturday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. A 32-year-old man was shot after walking out of a club about 4:35 a.m. in the 2000 block of West 63rd Street, according to police.

Two bullets struck his abdomen and one hit his left leg, police said. He was taken in critical condition to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The medical examiner’s office has not released his identity.

In nonfatal shootings, a teenage man was critically wounded during a drive-by shooting at night in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.

Police investigate a shooting about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018 in the 8400 block of South Ada Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018 in the 8400 block of South Ada Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Two persons of interest were being questioned following a shooting at nightin the East Beverly neighborhood on the Far South Side.And a man was in critical condition after being shot in the face and neck in West Englewood.

On Friday, one person was killed and eight others were wounded in citywide shootings.

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