Woman injured on Red Line train among 11 shot and injured in Chicago to start weekend; 4 dead

Four people have been killed and seven others injured in shootings since Friday night across Chicago.

  • At approximately 9:20 p.m., a 50-year-old man was fatally shot in East Garfield Park while at a restaurant in the 2700 block of West Division Street around 9:20 p.m., Chicago police said. Someone outside the restaurant shot him through the window, hitting him once in the neck. He died at Stroger Hospital.
  • Two hours earlier, Randal Wilson, 65, was standing near the front of a residence at around 7:20 p.m. in the 400 block of the Humboldt Park neighborhood on North Hamlin Avenue when someone shot him in the chest, Chicago police announced. He died at Mount Sinai Hospital.
  • Early Saturday, an 18-year-old man was shot dead while standing on the porch of a residence in Chatham, South End. A resident of the home found the man with multiple gunshot wounds to the body and head after hearing “a loud disturbance” from outside around 1:30 a.m. in the 500 block of West 87th Street, the city said. police. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died.
  • A 26-year-old man was found dead just over an hour later in Bridgeport. He was found around 2:50 a.m. in the 2900 block of South Poplar Avenue with a gunshot wound to the head. The circumstances of the incident were unknown, but detectives were investigating the death as a homicide.
  • In non-fatal attacks, a woman was shot dead just after midnight Saturday on a CTA Red Line train in the Loop. The 30-year-old was on the train around 12:10 a.m. in the 100 block of North State Street when a “verbal confrontation” began and someone opened fire, police said. She was shot in the knee, but her condition was unavailable.

At least six other people have been shot since 5 p.m. Friday in Chicago.

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