Two people were killed and at least eight people were wounded in separate Chicago shootings late Friday into early Saturday. CBS 2 Chicago reports that a 17-year-old girl was shot in the face while standing in the 6400 block of South Wood Street about 10 p.m. Friday. Shots were fired from across the street, and the girl was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
(HP)–On the West Side, a man was reportedly shot in the leg about 10:30 p.m., he was also hospitalized in good condition following the shooting.
About 30 minutes later, the Chicago Tribune reports that a 15-year-old boy was standing in the 5100 block of South Rockwell Street “when a red vehicle drove by and someone fired shots at him.” The shooting was apparently gang related, and the boy’s injuries were not life threatening.
Between midnight and 3 a.m., seven others were shot citywide, two fatally.
Kenneth Sims, 20, of the 2700 block of West 26th Street, was shot in the back in the 1300 block of South Blue Island Avenue, the Tribune reports. He was pronounced dead just after 1 a.m.
About 2:44 a.m., Ismail Robinson, 22, was found shot in the head in the front yard of a home in the 5000 block of South Drexel Boulevard, according to CBS 2 Chicago.
Nobody was in custody for the shootings early Saturday.
Come on Chicago, we gots to do better than that!!