3 killed, 18 wounded in shootings in Chicago Monday

The violence followed a weekend when four people were killed and 43 others were wounded across the city.

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A man was fatally shot Saturday afternoon in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood.

Three people were killed and eighteen others were wounded in shootings June 14, 2021, in Chicago.

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Three people were killed and 18 others were wounded in gun violence in Chicago Monday, including a triple shooting in Back of the Yards that left a man dead and two women wounded.

They were outside at a party in the 5200 block of South Lowe Street, when shots were fired about 11:05 p.m., Chicago police said. A 24-year-old man was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center. A 25-year-old woman was struck in the leg and a 43-year-old woman was struck in the ankle. They were both taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.

A person was fatally shot in Roseland on the South Side. The shooting happened about 1:25 p.m. in the 11000 block of South Wentworth Avenue, police said. A male, whose age was not immediately known, suffered a gunshot wound to his chest and was pronounced dead at Roseland Community Hospital.

A man was shot and killed while driving in Englewood on the South Side. The man, 42, was shot around 4:20 a.m. and crashed into a fence at Periwinkle Park in the 6500 block of South Perry Avenue, police said. The man, shot five times, was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center and pronounced dead. His name hasn’t been released. Before he died, the man said a woman he knew had shot him. No one was in custody.

Other shootings:

— A man was critically wounded after he was caught in the crossfire of a drive-by in Austin on the West Side. About 11:45 p.m., the 36-year-old was sitting in his parked van in the 300 block of South Cicero Avenue when someone in a passing Dodge Charger fired in his direction, striking him in the head, police said. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital. Police believe the person who fired the shots was aiming at a group of people in a passing black sedan. A bullet also struck the windshield of a red Toyota passing by, causing it to crash into a light pole. No one was injured.

— A 21-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by in Marquette Park on the Southwest Side. About 10:30 p.m., he was driving in the 7300 block of South Mozart Street when someone in a black SUV fired at him, police said. The man was struck in the left side and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized.

— A 17-year-old boy and a man were wounded in a shooting in Englewood on the South Side. The teen and the 27-year-old man were sitting in a silver Chrysler van about 8:40 p.m. in the 700 block of West 66th Street when they got into an argument with a group standing nearby. police said. The teen was struck twice in the leg and was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. The man was shot in the hip and shoulder and was transported to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was stabilized.

Twelve others were wounded in shootings citywide.

Monday’s violence followed a weekend when four people were killed and 43 others were wounded across the city.

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