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1 dead, 32 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

Police investigate at the scene of a shooting at a bar in Irving Park. | Daniel Brown/Sun-Times

One man was killed and at least 32 others wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and early Monday.

The only fatal shooting of the weekend happened late Saturday at a bar in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

A 51-year-old man was working about 11:40 p.m. at Brudder’s Bar and Grill at 3600 North Pulaski when someone fired shots from the street into the window, according to Chicago Police.

The man was shot in the head and was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he died Sunday, according to police. His name had not been released by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as of Monday morning.

Most recently, a 25-year-old man was shot early Monday in the South Shore neighborhood. He told investigators he was shot about 1:25 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Euclid, police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the left foot and took himself to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

About an hour earlier, a man was shot in the Lawndale neighborhood. The 21-year-old was walking about 12:20 a.m. in an alley in the 1300 block of South Millard when someone in a dark-colored car shot him in the left leg, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

About 10:35 p.m. Sunday, two men were shot in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood. The men, ages 20 and 21, both suffered multiple gunshot wounds to their backs in the 6500 block of South Kenwood, police said. They were both taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where their conditions were stabilized. A police source said the men were not cooperating with investigators.

About 30 minutes before that, a 31-year-old man was shot in the Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side. He was sitting in the back seat of an SUV in the 4800 block of South Wallace Street at 10:05 p.m. when a male standing on the sidewalk fired shots, hitting him in the right arm. He refused medical attention, police said.

About 9 p.m. on the Southwest Side, a 20-year-old man was riding a bike in the 6400 block of South Richmond in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood when two males walked out of a gangway and fired shots. He suffered a gunshot wound to the right cheek and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.

Twenty minutes earlier, a teenage boy was injured in a drive-by shooting in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The 16-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 3100 block of West 40th Street at 8:40 p.m. when a grey SUV drove by and someone inside fired shots, hitting him in lower right leg. The boy was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition stabilized, police said.

At 8:15 p.m., a 19-year-old man was walking in the 11000 South Indiana Avenue in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood, when two males walked up and fired shots, hitting him in the left arm. He showed up at Roseland Community Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.

A 27-year-old man was shot three blocks away an hour earlier in a separate Roseland shooting. The man, who is a gang member on parole, according to police, was shot in the left leg, right thigh and abdomen during a domestic fight in the 11300 block of South Indiana at 7:22 p.m. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition. The shooter was taken into custody, police said. Charges are pending.

At 5:39 p.m., two men were shot in the 900 block of North Lamon Avenue in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. A 24-year-old man was shot in the left leg and taken to Stroger Hospital, and a 23-year-old man was shot in the right arm and taken to South Shore Hospital. Both their conditions were stabilized. A police source said both men are gang members and are being uncooperative.

At least 20 more people have been shot across Chicago in other attacks between 5 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Monday.

Additionally, a 56-year-old man was found stabbed to death inside an Irving Park neighborhood store late Friday afternoon.