1 dead, 6 wounded in shootings in Chicago
Sun-Times Media Wire March 23, 2013 10:52AM
Updated: March 24, 2013 8:04AM
One man was killed and six have been wounded in gun violence across Chicago this weekend.
Antionio Grey, 26, died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after being shot in the chest just before 10 a.m. Saturday in the 7800 block of South Muskegon Avenue, about three blocks from his home, Officer Veejay Zala said.
No one has been arrested.
In the other shootings:
◆A 21-year-old man walked in to Saint Bernard Hospital Friday night with a gunshot wound to his side, telling police he was shot in the 7200 block of South Normal Avenue, according to police.
◆A 23-year-old man was shot in the back, shoulder and wrist around 2:20 a.m. while walking his dog in the 3900 block of West Thomas Street in Humboldt Park in what police said might have been a gang-related shooting. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, they said.
◆Two cousins, ages 19 and 22, were wounded in a shooting early Saturday in Rogers Park. They were about to get in to their vehicle in the 1600 block of West Jonquil Terrace around 3:30 a.m. hen someone in a passing vehicle opened fire, according to the police. The 19-year-old was in critical condition with gunshot wounds to the chest, left arm and left thigh, and the 22-year-old was in serious condition with a gunshot wound in the lower back at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said.
◆A 21-year-old man was standing across the street from his home in the 2400 block of South Troy Street around 5:30 a.m. Saturday when a car with several people inside drove by and someone jumped out of the back seat and shot him repeatedly, according to the police, who said the victim has gang affiliations. He was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.
◆A 30-year-old man was shot twice in a leg just after 9 p.m. Saturday in the 3300 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said, and taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center.