Two cousins shot, one fatally, in the Englewood neighborhood late Saturday were among at least nine people shot in Chicago from about 8 p.m. Saturday to about 8 a.m. Sunday.
The two men were driving in a Chevrolet Equinox, heading south in the 4900 block of Ashland Avenue about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. By the time they turned left at West 63rd Street, two people with guns got out of their own SUV and opened fire, according to a Chicago police media notification.
The passenger, who was 32, was shot multiple times and suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body, according to the police account.
He later was pronounced dead at a hospital, said Officer Jennifer Bryk, a police spokeswoman.
The other man, the driver, is 27 and the cousin of the man who died, police said. He was shot in the hand, which gave him a graze wound, officials said. He was in good condition at Stroger Hospital, according to a statement from the Chicago police.
In other shootings:
- About 6:45 a.m. police were called to the 5300 block of South Talman Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood, on the city’s Southwest Side. There they found a 21-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the stomach, officials said. The man went on his own to Holy Cross Hospital for treatment, but authorities said he is to be transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital.
- A man, 26, was walking on the sidewalk about 3 a.m. in Portage Park, a Northwest Side neighborhood, when someone in a passing vehicle shot at him, police said. Officers responded to the 3500 block of North Menard Avenue and found the man with a gunshot wound to the right foot, officials said. He was treated at Community First Medical Center, and no one has been arrested in connection with the shooting, police said.
- About 2 a.m., two people were shot while they were in a car on the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway near 76th Street, according to Illinois State Police. The two went to St. Bernard Hospital in a private vehicle and told Chicago police they had been shot on the Dan Ryan.
- A man was shot while he was standing on the sidewalk about 1:40 a.m. in the 3600 block of West Lexington Street on the West Side’s Homan Square neighborhood, police said. The man, 30, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in good condition with a gunshot wound to his right leg.
- After 11 p.m. Saturday in the 5800 block of South Shields Avenue in Englewood, emergency crews were called for a report of a person shot. When they investigated, they learned the 20-year-old who was shot had been visiting a friend’s apartment. That friend took out a gun and at some point accidentally fired it. The bullet hit the friend in the right foot, police said. He went to the University of Chicago Medical Center and was listed in good condition, police said. No arrests have been made.
- Earlier, on the West Side, a man was shot and was recovering at Stroger Hospital, police said. About 8:15 p.m., the 21-year-old was sitting in a parked car when two attackers walked up to him and fired shots. The man was taken to MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn with a gunshot wound to the right elbow, police said. His condition was stabilized at the hospital. No one has been arrested.