Chicago shootings: 13 shootings Monday in Chicago

Thirteen people were shot dead Monday in Chicago.

  • An 11-year-old boy was shot dead in Burnside on the South Side. He was on the street around 2:55 p.m. in the 800 block of East 89th Street when someone fired shots, hitting him in the leg, Chicago police said. The boy was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition. Police said detectives were interviewing a person of interest and a weapon was recovered from the scene.
  • Four men were injured in a shootout on the South Shore. They were on the sidewalk around 3:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of East 79th Street when someone approached them and opened fire, Chicago police said. A 32-year-old man was shot in the chest and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition. Another 23-year-old man was taken to the same hospital, where he was also in critical condition. The third man, 31, suffered a scrape and was taken to the University of Chicago in good condition. Another 31-year-old man was shot in the shoulder and transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in fair condition.
  • A teenager has been injured in a shooting in West Englewood. Just after 7 p.m., the 17-year-old was outside when someone shot him in the thigh in the 7000 block of South Wood Street, police said. He was transported to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was listed as undamaged.
  • A 24-year-old man was shot dead in Gresham on the South Side. At around 11:45 p.m., he was exiting a gas station in the 7900 block of South Ashland Avenue when someone fired, police said. He was hit in both legs and was taken to Saint-Bernard Hospital in fair condition.

Six others were injured in shootings across the city.

Three people were killed and thirteen others injured in a shooting last weekend in Chicago.

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