2 killed, 9 wounded by gunfire across Chicago Monday

A man and a woman were found fatally shot inside a Ravenswood home.

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Two people were killed and eight others were wounded by gunfire Aug. 15, 2022 across Chicago.

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At least two people were killed and nine others were wounded by gunfire Monday across Chicago.

  • A man and a woman were found fatally shot inside a Ravenswood home. The man, 44, and the woman, whose age was not immediately known, were found at about 3:30 p.m. in the 4600 block of North Western Avenue, Chicago police said. Both suffered gunshot wounds to their heads and were pronounced dead at the scene. A weapon also was recovered at the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released a ruling on the cause and manner of their deaths.
  • Three men were wounded, one critically, about an hour earlier in Albany Park on the Northwest Side. They were shot while standing in an alley about 2:05 p.m. in the 5000 block of North Troy Street, police said. One of them, a 24-year-old man, was shot multiple times and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, police said. A 32-year-old man was shot in the groin and a 19-year-old man was struck in the shoulder, police said. Both were stabilized, but their conditions weren’t released.
  • A man was seriously wounded in a shooting in East Garfield Park on the West Side. The man, 19, was outside about 11:25 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Van Buren Street when he was shot twice in the torso, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition, police said.

At least five others were wounded in citywide shootings Monday.

At least 47 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, eight of them fatally.

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