2 killed, 15 shot across Chicago Monday

The fatal shooting occurred in West Garfield Park.

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Two people were killed, and fifteen others were wounded in shootings Aug. 9, 2021, in Chicago.

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Two people were killed and at least 15 others were wounded in shootings throughout Chicago Monday.

A man was killed and another man was seriously wounded in a drive-by shooting Monday night in University Village on the Near West Side. The men, 24 and 56, were outside with a large group of people in the 1300 block of West 13th Street when two people in a passing black Hyundai Elantra fired at them about 11:10 p.m., Chicago police said. The 56-year-old man was struck in the head and pronounced dead at the scene. He has not yet been identified. The younger man was struck in the stomach and arm. He was taken to the UIC Hospital in serious condition. The 24-year-old, a concealed carry license holder, returned fire, but it was unknown if either shooter was struck. The car carrying the shooters crashed into a parked car, and the pair ran off.

A man 35 to 40 years old was found with a gunshot wound to the head about 3:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of West Madison Street, Chicago police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He hasn’t been identified. Another man, 69, was struck in the arm and went to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

Other attacks:

  • A 15-year-old boy was wounded in Armour Square on the South Side. The teen was on the sidewalk about 3:50 p.m. in the 200 block of West Pershing Road when a dark-colored car pulled up and someone inside fired shots, police said. He was struck in both legs and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he was stabilized.
  • Three teenage boys and a man were shot on the Near North Side. They were on the street about 3:30 p.m. when four people got out of a car with guns and opened fire in the 1300 block of North Hudson Avenue, police said. The gunmen got back into the car and sped off. Two boys, 16, were shot in the leg and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in fair condition. A 14-year-old boy was struck in the foot and transported in good condition to Lurie Children’s Hospital. The man, 63, suffered a gunshot wound to the buttocks and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was stabilized. At the scene, over 20 shell casings were scattered across the street and sidewalk. Crime tape blocked off a portion of Hudson Avenue, with officers concentrated around an entrance to the Marshall Fields Garden apartments.
  • A man was seriously wounded in a home in Fernwood on the Far South Side. The man, 24, was shot several times around 4:30 a.m. in the 10100 block of South Yale Avenue, police said. He was hit in the face, back, neck and arms and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was listed in serious condition.

Seven others were wounded in shootings citywide.

In just 10 hours from Saturday night through early Sunday morning, 41 people were shot and five were killed in Chicago.

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