Chicago shooting: 2 killed, 8 wounded, Tuesday
Ten people were shot dead, including two fatally, Tuesday in Chicago, including a man fatally shot in the East Side neighborhood.
The man, who was between 35 and 40, walked into a restaurant around 7:45 p.m. in the 10600 block of South Indianapolis Avenue and sat down, Chicago police said. Restaurant workers noticed that he was injured and called 911. Fire officials arrived at the restaurant and discovered that the man had been shot several times in the lower back. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
A man was killed and a 16-year-old girl was injured while sitting in a car in Lawndale on the West Side. The man, 31, and the girl were in the 4700 block of West Arthington Street when someone approached and shot around 2:10 a.m., police said. The man was punched in the head and taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The girl was punched in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital, where her condition stabilized.
In non-fatal shootings, a 13-year-old girl was shot dead in Riverdale, in the far south. At around 10:30 p.m., she was in the backseat of a vehicle in the 300 block of 131st Place East, when a man pulled out a gun and shot a man who was sitting next to her, the police said. The shooter missed his target, but shot the girl in the left leg. She was taken to South Shore Hospital in good condition. The gunman fled and is not in custody.
A man was shot dead outside a gas station in Chatham, on the south side. The man was leaving a gas station around 9 p.m. in the 7800 block of South State Street when he was shot multiple times, police said. He told police he saw the suspicious man reach inside a Chevy Impala and pull out a handgun before firing shots. The gunman then got into his vehicle and left the scene. The 32-year-old suffered four gunshot wounds to his body and was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stable.
About an hour earlier, a man had been injured in an Austin shooting on the West Side. He was standing outside with a group of friends around 8:15 p.m. in the 5100 block of West North Avenue when someone fired shots, police said. The 18-year-old was punched in the chest and taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.
A woman was shot dead in Gresham on the south side. She was on the sidewalk around 7:20 p.m. in the 1100 block of West 81st Street when someone opened fire, hitting her in the leg, police said. The 45-year-old was taken to Christ Medical Center at Oak Lawn in good condition.
A man was shot dead at Back of the Yards on the south side. He was standing outside a house around 4:05 p.m. in the 4300 block of South Hermitage Avenue when someone approached him and fired shots, police said. The 24-year-old was beaten in the thigh and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
Minutes earlier, a man had been seriously injured after being shot at Grand Crossing on the south side. The 60-year-old was on the sidewalk at around 3:45 p.m. in the 1500 block of East 75th Street when someone approached, pulled out a gun and opened fire, police said. The man was punched in the face and in the chest. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.
A 17-year-old boy entered a hospital with gunshot wounds. He entered Rush University Medical Center at around 1:45 a.m. with gunshot wounds to his right leg and left knee, police said. The boy did not tell officers the details of the shooting. It was in fairly good condition.
Two people were killed, eleven injured, Monday in Chicago.