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55 shot — 10 fatally — in weekend shootings across Chicago

Police investigate a person shot Monday morning in the 6000 block of South Racine Avenue in Chicago. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

At least 55 people were shot in Chicago last weekend.

Ten of the people died from their injuries, marking a bloody 60-hour period between 5 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Monday.

The most recent shooting happened minutes after the sunrise Monday at a party on the Near West Side.

Five people were shot, one of them fatally, about 4:50 a.m. in the 1300 block of South Loomis, according to Chicago Police.

A woman in her early 20s was pronounced dead at the scene. She was shot multiple times in her head and arm, police said.

Police investigate 4 people shot Sunday night in the 2200 block of South Sacramento in Chicago | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Police investigate 4 people shot Sunday night in the 2200 block of South Sacramento in Chicago | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A 17-year-old boy was shot multiple times in his head, according to police. His condition was very serious at Stroger Hospital.

A 21-year-old man was shot in his leg, and a 23-year-old man was shot in his arm. Their conditions were stabilized at Stroger, police said.

Another 23-year-old man was shot multiple times in his abdomen. His girlfriend drove him to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t released details about the fatalities. Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

A family sits on their porch as police investigate the scene of a person shot and killed Sunday night in the 6500 block of South Maplewood in Chicago. The person was shot and killed in front of this families home. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
A family sits on their porch as police investigate the scene of a person shot and killed Sunday night in the 6500 block of South Maplewood in Chicago. The person was shot and killed in front of this families home. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Another fatal shooting happened Sunday night in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Antonio Pittman, 27, was standing on the sidewalk at 9:18 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Maplewood when a male walked up and fired shots, authorities said. Pittman was shot in the head and later died at Holy Cross Hospital. He lived in the Ashburn neighborhood.

Video by Tyler LaRiviere

Earlier Sunday morning, 22-year-old Deeshane Grayer was shot to death in the West Side Austin neighborhood. He was standing on the sidewalk about 11:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of North Luna Avenue when a man about the same age came out of an alley, walked up to him, and shot him multiple times, police and the medical examiner’s office said. He was shot in the chest, left thigh and buttocks and was pronounced dead at the scene. The shooter ran off in an unknown direction.

Three hours earlier, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said. Kenneth L. Hill was standing on the sidewalk about 6:15 a.m. Sunday when someone shot him in the head in the 5800 block of South Peoria Street, according to authorities. Hill was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died. He lived on the same block as the shooting.

A 17-year-old boy was found shot to death Saturday morning in a yard in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Ladarius Wallace was shot in the chest and found unresponsive at 7:27 a.m. in the 3400 block of West Carroll, officials said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy Sunday found Wallace died from a gunshot wound to his back. His death was ruled a homicide.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t released details about the fatalities.

The 3400 block of West Carroll | Google Maps
The 3400 block of West Carroll | Google Maps

A man was shot to death Friday morning in a basement in the North Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. About 9:30 a.m., 26-year-old Spiros Ibrem of Des Plaines was drinking with several others in the basement of a home in the 5000 block of North Bernard Street, according to authorities. Someone pulled out a weapon during an argument and shot him in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Charges were pending against the suspected shooter, a 23-year-old woman, who was arrested Friday.

A triple shooting in East Hyde Park Friday night claimed the life of a 40-year-old man. About 10:40 p.m., the three people were standing in a group in the 1600 block of East 53rd Street when gunfire erupted, authorities said. Maurice Jamar Lewis, 40, was shot in the back of the head and taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died at 6 p.m. Saturday. His identity has not been released.

A 31-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, and a 31-year-old woman was shot multiple times, police said. Their conditions stabilized at University of Chicago Medical Center.

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 in the 6700 block of Parnell Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times
Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 in the 6700 block of Parnell Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A man was killed and another was wounded Friday night in a shooting in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Allante Claire, 25, was arguing with three other males about 10:50 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Parnell Avenue, authorities said.

One of the males pulled out a gun and shot Claire several times in the upper body before running away. He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he later died, authorities said. Claire lived in the Chatham neighborhood. Another man, age 24, was grazed in his foot. He refused medical attention on the scene.

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 in the 6700 block of Parnell Avenue in Chicago.

Two men were fatally shot Friday night in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. Troy O. Hampton, 43, and 22-year-old Deandre Marshun Wallace were shot at 9:49 p.m. when someone opened fire outside a store in the 400 block of East 63rd Street, police and the medical examiner’s office said. Wallace lived in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.

Police investigate a shooting about 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 in the 400 block of East 63rd Street in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times
Police investigate a shooting about 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 in the 400 block of East 63rd Street in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

They were both struck in the chest and later died at the University of Chicago Medical Center, authorities said. Hampton, who lived in south suburban Chicago Heights, was not the intended target of the shooting.

Video by Justin Jackson | Police investigate a shooting about 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 in the 6300 block of Vernon Ave i

Shootings on Friday killed five people and wounded nine. One person died Saturday and 11 others were wounded. At least 18 people were shot Sunday, two of them fatally.

Evidence marker seven marks blood at the scene where four people were shot Sunday night in the 2200 block of South Sacramento in Chicago. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Evidence marker seven marks blood at the scene where four people were shot Sunday night in the 2200 block of South Sacramento in Chicago. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times