viernes, 4 de abril de 2014

2 killed, 2 others injured in shootings on South, West Side - Chicago Tribune

A man was found shot to death, partially clothed, outside an SUV about 4:20 p.m. Saturday, among four people shot between 2:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. across the city.

The man, who hasn't been identified, was found shot near a red Ford Explorer SUV at 4:23 p.m., according to witnesses. He was found partially clothed on the ground face up outside the opened door of the SUV, witnesses said. Police are questioning two people in connection to that shooting, police said, and a gun was found during the investigation.

The man, in his 30s, was taken by ambulance to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, according to Chicago Fire Department Spokeswoman Meg Ahlheim. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

A second man was killed about 7 p.m., in the 900 block of West 87th Street. The 29-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene after being shot, according to police and the medical examiner's office. The man sustained multiple gunshot wounds including to his face, police said. Police found two weapons at the scene, police said.

In the first shooting Saturday afternoon, about 2:45 p.m., a 26-year-old man was hospitalized after sustaining two gunshot wounds to his body, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Darryl Baety. The shooting happened on the 1600 block of North Kedvale Avenue, Baety said. The man was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County. His condition was not available.

A woman was shot on the 8500 block of South Muskegan Avenue at about 3 p.m., according to police. She was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in an unknown condition, officials said. She was a passenger in a car that was shot up by two males and she was shot once in the neck and twice in the arm. It's not clear if she was the target, police said, and the driver took her to Trinity Hospital before she was transferred to Advocate Christ Medical Center, police said.
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