6 killed, 16-year-old boy among 18 wounded in shootings in Chicago over weekend

In one of the fatal attacks, a person was arrested after Darnell Hardy, 26, was shot and killed during a fight in a home in West Pullman on the Far South Side.

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A 17-year-old boy was killed in a shooting May 13, 2022, in Englewood.

At least six people were killed and 18 others wounded in citywide shootings since Friday evening.

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At least six people were killed, and a 16-year-old boy was among 18 others wounded by gunfire in Chicago over the weekend.

  • A person was fatally shot while in a car Friday evening in Calumet Heights on the Far South Side. The victim was shot in the head about 6:30 p.m. in the 9300 block of South Harper Avenue, Chicago police said. He was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
  • A few hours later, a man was fatally shot in East Chatham on the South Side. The man, 27, was sitting in a parked car in the 8400 block of South Ingleside Avenue about 9:40 p.m. Friday when someone approached and fired shots, striking him in the chest, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago, where he was pronounced dead, police said. His name hasn’t been released yet.
  • A man was found fatally shot Saturday night in South Austin on the West Side. Officers responded to a ShotSpotter call and found the man, 21, lying in the street in the 5400 block of West Walton Street with a gunshot wound to his head about 9:15 p.m., police said. He was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital. His name hasn’t been released yet.
  • A man was shot and killed during a domestic fight early Sunday morning inside a home in West Pullman on the Far South Side. Darnell Hardy, 26, was shot in the chest after getting into a fight with Daron Hardy, 25, about 3:50 a.m. in a house in the 12000 block of South Princeton Avenue, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Daron Hardy had a laceration to his nose and lip, and was taken into custody at the scene, officials said.
  • Later that day, a man was shot to death in Back of the Yards on the Southwest Side. Just after 6 p.m., the 28-year-old was sitting in a car in the 5300 block of South Hermitage Street when a group approached and demanded his belongings, police said. The group opened fire, striking the man in the head, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene and has not yet been identified.
  • About an hour later, a man was fatally shot Sunday in Hermosa on the Northwest Side. The 54-year-old was shot in the chest about 7:25 p.m. in the 2200 block of North Kedvale Avenue, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
  • Three people were shot early Sunday morning at a gathering in Old Irving Park on the Northwest Side. Two men and a woman were inside a venue in the 4200 block of West Irving Park Road when a gunman entered and opened fire about 1:10 a.m., police said. One man, 29, was struck in the chest while the other man, 30, was shot in the left leg, police said. The woman, 30, was shot in the right leg, officials said. All three were taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in fair condition, police said.
  • Over an hour earlier, a man and woman were stopped at a stop sign in the 500 block of West 66th Street when they were struck by gunfire, police said. The man, 25, was shot in the left shoulder and the woman, 22, was shot in the left ear and arm, police said. They went to the University of Chicago, where they were in fair condition, police said.
  • A 16-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Sunday night in West Pullman on the Far South Side. The teen was standing in a yard about 10:30 p.m. in the 12000 block of South Wallace Street when someone shot him in the arm, police said. He was taken to Roseland Hospital in fair condition, police said.

At least 13 others were wounded in the city since 5 p.m. Friday.

Three people were killed and a 16-year-old girl was among five others wounded in shootings in Chicago last weekend.

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