A man was killed and eight people have been wounded in Chicago shootings since midafternoon Saturday, according to police.
The fatal shooting was behind a brick bungalow in Englewood about 10:45 p.m., where a 23-year-old man was killed and a 27-year-old man was wounded. The attack occurred in the 5600 block of South Elizabeth Street, where a man or boy opened fire in a rear yard.
The 23-year-old man was shot in the back. He initially was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, and later was pronounced dead at 11:51 p.m.
He was identified as Ishmael Jackson, of the 13400 block of South Lawndale in suburban Robbins, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Police had reported Jackson was 24 years old.
The 27-year-old man was shot in the face and taken to the same hospital. His condition was stabilized.
About 2 a.m. Sunday, a 35-year-old woman was shot in Ravenswood. She got herself to Swedish Covenant Hospital with a gunshot wound to the right thigh and told investigators she had been shot in the 4700 block of North Virginia Avenue. Her condition was stabilized.
About 9:20 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in Englewood. He was in the passenger seat of a car in the 5900 block of South Sangamon Street when someone fired shots and he was hit in the left leg and right side of the face. The driver took him to Saint Bernard Hospital, and he was listed in serious condition. He was slated to be transferred to Stroger Hospital.
At 9:05 p.m., a 16-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet in Austin. She was with a group of people on the sdiewalk in the 300 block of South Cicero Avenue when someoen fired shots from a black sedan. The girl was grazed in the buttocks and went to West Suburban Medical Center. Her condition was stabilized.
An 18-year-old man was shot in the 7200 block of South Paulina Street about 5:05 p.m., while a 16-year-old boy was shot in the 7200 block of South Talman Avenue, about a mile away, around the same time, police said in a media notification. At least one of them was found by authorities near 1500 W. 74th St. after being shot. Police originally said the two victims may have been shot in the same incident but later said that they may be related incidents.
The man, who police originally said might have been in his 30s, suffered gunshot wounds to the back, abdomen and arm and went in a private vehicle to Holy Cross Hospital, but was later taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was in serious condition. The boy was shot in the hand and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was in good condition. Police did not immediately have information on the circumstances of the shooting.
Earlier, two men were wounded in a shooting on the border between the South Shore and South Chicago neighborhoods Saturday afternoon, police said.
The two men were in the 2500 block of East 79th Street about 3 p.m. when people went up to them and shot them, then fled in a black sedan, according to a police media notification.
A 33-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and was taken in good condition to South Shore Hospital. A 23-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and went on his own to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn for treatment, but his condition was not immediately available, according to police.
Witnesses told WGN-TV the two men might have been victims of a robbery or robbery attempt outside a restaurant and were shot as they ran into a store to escape their attackers.