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2 dead, 10 hurt in shootings since Friday afternoon

Updated: January 5, 2013 9:26PM



Two men were killed and 10 more have been injured in gun violence across the city since Friday afternoon.

A man was killed in Englewood around 3:10 p.m. Saturday, shot multiple times in the abdomen in the 5500 block of South Loomis Boulevard and pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, authorities said.

A suspect was in custody, police said.

In the other shootings:

◆Around 7:10 p.m. Saturday, two men were shot in the 5100 block of West Oakdale Avenue. A 25-year-old man was shot in the back and in critical condition, and a 21-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the wrist, police said. Both were taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

◆Around 11:48 a.m. Saturday, a man was shot in the chest and an arm in the 4500 block of South Marshfield Avenue and was in critical condition at Stroger Hospital, police said.

◆A man was shot in the chest at 7 a.m. Saturday in the 1500 block of North Talman Avenue. David Kartzmark, 25, of River Grove, was pronounced dead at 7:17 a.m. while en route to Norwegian-American Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

◆Around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, two men were critically hurt in a gang-related shooting in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The men were riding in a car in the 4000 block of West Montrose Avenue when another vehicle pulled up alongside and opened fire, according to the police. One of the men, age 21, was struck in the back, the other, a 23-year-old, suffered a gunshot wound to the ear. Both were in critical condition.

◆At about 12:17 a.m., two men were shot in the 3800 block of South California Avenue in Brighton Park and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

◆Around 9:20 p.m. Friday, bullets grazed an 18-year-old woman in the back in the 4600 block of North Malden Street in the Uptown neighborhood, police said. Her condition is not known.

◆Several hours before in the same neighborhood, around 5:35 p.m. Friday, a 21-year-old man was shot in the buttocks, police said, in the 4700 block of North Sheridan Road and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

◆The weekend’s first shooting happened around 3:45 p.m. Friday, leaving a driver shot in the chin in the 1000 block of West 47th Street, police said. He was driving westbound in the Southwest Side Back of the Yards when a gunman started firing. The man, 58, drove home and called police. He was taken to Stroger Hospital.



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