4 killed, 16 wounded in weekend shootings in Chicago

A 16-year-old boy died in an attack that also critically wounded a 17-year-old Saturday afternoon in Little Village on the Southwest Side.

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A man was fatally shot August 16, 2021 in Chatham.

A 16-year-old boy was among four people killed and a 17-year-old among 16 others wounded in shootings in Chicago from Friday, 5 p.m. to Monday, 5 a.m.

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A 16-year-old boy was among four people killed, and a 17-year-old was among 16 others wounded in shootings in Chicago over the weekend.

  • The 16-year-old died in an attack that also critically wounded the 17-year-old Saturday afternoon in Little Village on the Southwest Side. The teens were inside a car, involved in a drug sale in the 2300 block of South Sawyer Avenue, when two other people pulled out guns and fired about 1:20 p.m., police said. The 16-year-old boy was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital. The other teen was struck in the neck and taken to Mount Sinai in critical condition.
  • A man was found fatally shot early Sunday morning in Marquette Park on the South Side. Police responded to a call of a person down about 1:05 a.m. in the 6400 block of South Saint Louis Avenue and found a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the back of the head, police said. His name hasn’t been released yet.
  • About an hour later, a man was shot and killed in Lawndale on the West Side. Police found the man, 36, shot in the left upper chest about 2 a.m. in the 4500 block of West Grenshaw Street, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai, where he died, police said.
  • A man was found shot to death Saturday night in a retail store in West Pullman on the Far South Side. Ahmed Madany, 24, was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the chest inside a store in the 11600 block of South Halsted Street about 6 p.m., authorities said.
  • A man was found shot in West Ridge early Saturday morning on the North Side. The man, 24, was found with a gunshot wound to the torso about 12:10 a.m. in the 5900 block of North Western Avenue, police said. He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in fair condition, police said.

At least 14 others were wounded by gunfire in Chicago from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

An 8-year-old girl was among six people killed last weekend in gun violence in Chicago. At least 16 other people were wounded.

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