4 killed, 21 others wounded in weekend gun violence across Chicago

Two people were shot to death about 10 minutes apart early Sunday.

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Five people were wounded in shootings Aug. 25, 2022, across Chicago.

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Four people were killed and 21 others were wounded in weekend shootings in Chicago.

  • A man was shot and killed early Saturday in the Chatham neighborhood. The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 8400 block of South Wabash when someone approached and shot him about 2:30 a.m., police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
  • A man was shot to death while sitting in his car early Sunday in Little Italy on the Near West Side. The man, 32, was in his car in the 1300 block of South Morgan Street when two men walked up about 1:40 a.m. and opened fire, striking him in the head, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died, police said.
  • About 10 minutes later, a man was shot to death in Rogers Park on the Far North Side. Officers responding to a shots fired call about 1:50 a.m. Sunday in the 1700 block of West Greenleaf Avenue found the 23-year-old on the ground with gunshot wounds to the chest and leg, police said. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital, where he died, police said.
  • A man died after being shot in Chatham on Sunday, police said. The man, age not known, got into an argument with someone in the 400 block of East 83rd Street when the person drew a gun and fired, according to police. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • A man was shot Friday as he stepped off a Blue Line train on the Near West Side, police said. The 38-year-old man was arguing with another person around 5:45 p.m. when the person pulled out a handgun and fired, police said. The shooting occurred as the two exited onto the Illinois Medical District station platform in the 400 block of South Damen Avenue, police said. The man was taken to Stroger, where he was listed in good condition, according to police.
  • A man was shot Sunday night in River North on the Near North Side. The man, 46, was standing in a parking lot in the 300 block of West Ohio Street about 11:55 p.m. when he was shot in the shoulder, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition, police said.

At least 19 others were wounded by gunfire from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

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