3 killed, 8 wounded in gun violence since Friday night
SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE May 18, 2013 12:52AM
Updated: May 18, 2013 8:28AM
Three men were killed and at least eight other people were wounded in violence around the city since Friday night.
On the South Side, a 17-year-old was shot to death in the Chatham neighborhood, police said.
Clifton Barney was found with a gunshot wound to the chest in the in the 7700 block of South Langley Avenue at 7:24 p.m., police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
On the West Side, Ramar Bonner, 40, was found shot to death in the Austin neighborhood. About 8:05 p.m. police were called to the 200 block of North Mayfield for a report of a man shot.
When they arrived they found the man dead with a gunshot wound to the back of his head, police said.
Police said an unknown gunman fled the area on foot after the shooting.
Also on the West Side, a 27-year-old man was shot in the head during an argument with a man on the sidewalk in the 4800 block of West Iowa Street at 3:50 a.m., police said. He was dead at the scene, police said. The man’s identity has not yet been released.
Eight others have been injured in weekend violence.
Most recently, a 20-year-old man was driven to Mount Sinai Hospital at 3:35 a.m. after being shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. The man was a passenger in a vehicle at West Division Street and North Pulaski Road when a group of males begin yelling gang slogans and opened fire. The man was in “stable” condition with a gunshot wound in the shoulder.
Three people were wounded at 11:25 p.m. in the 1200 block of South Kolin Avenue in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.
A 21-year-old woman was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in grave condition with a gunshot wound to the neck or face, police said. A 38-year-old man was taken in serious condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County with a gunshot wound to the back. A 38-year-old woman was taken to Mount Sinai in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the right arm.
About 10:50 p.m., a man was shot multiple times in the West Pullman neighborhood.
The 34-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to the stomach and backside when a gunman opened fire on him near West 124th Street and South Perry Avenue police said.
The man was listed in serious condition, said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer, citing preliminary information.
About 10:20 p.m., two 18-year-old men were shot in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
The two teens were in the 5800 block of South Laflin Street when they were shot, said police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro, citing preliminary information.
One teen was shot in the left calf. The other was shot in the hip. Further information, including the medical conditions of the two, was not available.
A 16-year-old boy was shot at 10 p.m. in the 5400 block of West Wrightwood Avenue in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The boy was walking with several males when a gunman approached on foot and fired shots at the group, police said. The boy was taken in “stable” condition to Mount Sinai with a gunshot wound to the right leg.
No one was in custody as detectives were investigating.