Weekend toll: 3 dead, 14 wounded
September 24, 2012 4:00AM
Three men were dead and at least 14 people were wounded in shootings from Friday evening to early Sunday.
The last fatality happened around 7 p.m. Saturday, when a 29-year-old man was shot multiple times — including in the face — in the Gresham neighborhood, police said.
Officers found Dantrell Winford dead inside a car parked in the 900 block of West 87th Street, police said. Two guns were found, though police declined to say where investigators discovered the weapons.
About 4:20 p.m. Saturday, Delwin Harkness, 25, was fatally shot in the 1700 block of East 91st Street, authorities said.
Paramedics took Harkness, of the 9100 block of South Phillips, to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead, the medical examiner’s office said.
Police were questioning two suspects, police said, though charges had not been filed.
In another fatality, about 1:50 a.m. Saturday, police discovered 18-year-old Thaddeus Tucker dead on the sidewalk with several gunshot wounds to the head, authorities said.
Officers found the man after they received a call of someone firing a gun near the first block of West 122nd Street, police said.
Detectives were trying to piece together what led up to the shooting, police said. Tucker lived in the 18200 block of Oakwood Avenue in south suburban Lansing, authorities said.
A 21-year-old was also wounded in the shooting, police said. He suffered gunshot wounds to the foot, police said, but he was able to run home and call 911.