Chicago shootings: 2 dead, 9 injured in gun violence since Friday night

Two teenagers were among at least five people killed and 23 others injured in shootings in Chicago since 5 p.m. Friday.

Two people were taken into custody for questioning after a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot Saturday night in Millennium Park in the Loop.

Seandell Holliday was standing by ‘The Bean’ statue around 7:30 p.m. in the 200 block of East Randolph Street when he was shot in the chest, Chicago police and the Chicago County Medical Examiner’s office said. Cook. Paramedics took him to Lurie Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Around 7:25 pm Friday, a second 17-year-old was near the sidewalk in the 6900 block of South Ada Street when someone fired shots, police said. He suffered gunshot wounds to his chest and armpit area, police said. He was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

At least five other teens have been injured in shootings in Chicago since Friday night. Three of the five were injured within an hour early Sunday morning.

A 13-year-old boy was shot Sunday morning on South Shore on the Far South Side. The teen was standing on a sidewalk with a group of people in the 7800 block of South Essex Avenue around 1:45 a.m. when someone opened fire, hitting him in the buttocks, Chicago police said. He was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition, police said.

Another boy, 17, was in the 2400 block of South Springfield Avenue around 2:20 a.m. when he was shot in the left leg, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition, authorities said.

About 10 minutes later, a second 16-year-old boy and a 57-year-old man were standing on a sidewalk in the 700 block of South Albany Avenue around 2:30 a.m. when they were struck by gunfire, police said. The teen was taken to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right leg, police said. He was listed in serious condition, authorities said. The man was shot in the right arm and taken to Mount Sinai, where he was listed in fair condition, police said.

Another 13-year-old boy was injured in a shooting hours earlier on Grand Boulevard.

The teen was hit in the left knee when someone opened fire from a white Honda sedan as the boy and another person were walking through a gas station parking lot around 10:20 p.m. in the 4300 block of South State Street, police said. . He was taken to Comer in good condition, police said.

Another teenager was shot Friday in West Garfield Park.

A 16-year-old girl was at a home around 6:50 pm in the 4300 block of West Adams Street when someone shot her in the head, police said. She was transported to Mount Sinai in critical condition, police said. Detectives were questioning a person of interest.

Other weekend attacks

  • A man was fatally shot in Douglas Park on the West Side after a car crash. Two men, both in their 40s, were involved in a collision with another car in the 1200 block of South California Avenue around 11:30 p.m. when someone got out of the car and opened fire, hitting them both, police said. One of the men was shot in the chest and abdomen and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The other man was shot in the side of the body and taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition.
  • A man was shot and killed Saturday at a Washington Park home, police say. The 19-year-old was inside the home around 5:35 pm in the 5700 block of South Indiana Avenue when someone fired shots, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago with a gunshot wound to the head, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
  • A man was fatally shot Saturday afternoon in West Englewood on the South Side. The 34-year-old man was near the sidewalk around 4:35 pm in the 6500 block of South Ashland Avenue when someone opened fire, police said. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body and was taken to the University of Chicago, where he was pronounced dead, police said. His name has not been revealed.
  • Two people were injured in a shooting Saturday night hours after a teenager was shot and killed near “The Bean” in the Loop. Two men were among a group of people walking in the 300 block of South State Street around 11:40 p.m. when two minors began shooting at the group, police said. A man, believed to be between 18 and 20 years old, was shot in the neck and chest and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition, police said. The other man, 18, was shot in the left hand and taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition, authorities said.

At least 15 other people have been injured in shootings in Chicago since 5 p.m. Friday.

Last weekend, six people were killed and 18 others wounded by gunfire in the city.

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