19 people shot in Chicago over weekend, one of them fatally

A 15-year-old boy and 14-year-old girl are among the wounded.

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At least one person was killed and 18 others were wounded this weekend in Chicago.

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A man person was killed and 18 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago over the weekend.

  • A man was fatally shot Sunday morning in Gresham on the South Side. The man, 27, was outside in the 8400 block of South Aberdeen Street at about 2:20 a.m. when he was shot in the thigh, Chicago police said. He was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, officials said.
  • A 15-year-old boy was walking down the street at about 5:15 p.m. Friday in the 6800 block of South Halsted Street when someone fired shots, police said. He was struck in the arm and taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition.
  • Hours later, a 14-year-old girl was hurt in a shooting in South Shore on the South Side. She was walking at about midnight Saturday in the 7800 block of South Kingston Avenue when someone opened fire, police said. The teen was grazed in the shoulder, and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition.
  • A woman was wounded during a shootout Sunday morning at a West Pullman restaurant. Two people began arguing inside the restaurant in the 11600 block of South Halsted Street at about 2:45 a.m. when a man walked outside and opened fire, police said. Another male returned fire from inside and a 26-year-old woman waiting to order was struck in the forearm. She was taken to Roseland Community Hospital in fair condition.
  • Inbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway were closed for three hours Sunday morning after a person was shot near 69th Street. Troopers responded around 3:40 a.m. and found the shooting victim, Illinois State Police said. They were taken to an area hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, state police said.
  • A man was wounded in a shootout Sunday night at a hotel on the Near North Side. The man, 53, was inside his room of the hotel in the 100 block of West Huron Street at about 11:35 p.m. when a male he didn’t know began knocking, police said. After the man opened the door, the male forced his way in and demanded his property at gunpoint, police said. The gunman then fired shots at the man, grazing him in the head, before he returned fire, officials said. He was treated at the scene but refused further medical attention.

At least 13 other people were shot in Chicago from Friday, 5 p.m. to Monday, 5 a.m.

Last weekend, six people were killed and 21 wounded in gun violence incidents across the city.

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