1 killed, 4 wounded in shootings in Chicago Monday

A man was fatally shot in the 700 block of North Leclaire Avenue.

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Five people were shot, one fatally, May 10, 2021, in Chicago.

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Five people were shot Monday in Chicago, including a man who was killed in a home in Austin on the West Side.

The man, 40, and another man were in the bedroom of a residence in the 700 block of North Leclaire Avenue about 8:55 p.m. Chicago police said. The pair may have been playing dice, and it was unknown if anyone else was in the room. Witnesses reported hearing loud music and then shots.

The 40-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and leg and was transported to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The other man, 34, was stabbed in the chest, hand and leg. He was found in the backyard and transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

Other shootings:

— A 38-year-old man was walking in the 600 block of North Leamington Avenue in Austin about 8 p.m. when he was shot in the buttocks and transported to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. He was listed in good condition.

— A 15-year-old boy was wounded in Englewood on the South Side. The teen was found about 6:15 p.m. on a sidewalk in the 7100 block of South Emerald Avenue with a gunshot wound to the right leg and a graze wound to the neck.

The boy was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition.

— A 27-year-old man was shot in Woodlawn on the South Side. About 3 p.m., he was walking down the street in the 6200 block of South Rhodes Avenue when two people approached and one fired shots, police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and leg, and went to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was listed in good condition.

— In the day’s first reported shooting, a 19-year-old man was wounded in West Garfield Park. The man was shot in the thigh about midnight in the 4400 block of West Adams Street, police said. He was taken in good condition to Stroger Hospital.

Twenty-six people were shot, five fatally, over the weekend citywide.

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