Crime 2 dead, 8 wounded in Chicago shootings, including 3 shot in West Pullman

23:16  04 february  2018
23:16  04 february  2018 Source:   MSN

2 killed, 17 wounded in weekend gun violence in Chicago

  2 killed, 17 wounded in weekend gun violence in Chicago CHICAGO - At least two people were killed and 17 wounded in shootings in Chicago during the last weekend of January, as the city continues to see less gun violence this year than the previous two years at this time, according to data kept by the Tribune. Two young boys were among the injured, according to police. A 12-year-old shot himself in the leg in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side late Friday, and a 13-year-old boy was shot in the arm in the South Side's Back of the Yards neighborhood Saturday afternoon.So far this year, at least 187 people have been shot in Chicago, according to Tribune data.

Two people were killed and eight men were wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening. The most recent fatal shooting happened early Saturday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

The Latest: Mayor: 2 dead in shooting , 1 wounded but stable. Four men were killed and at least eight others — including a 14-year-old boy — were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago , according to Chicago Police.

a car parked on the side of the street © Madeline Buckley / Chicago Tribune

Ten people have been shot, two fatally, in city attacks Saturday and early Sunday, including an 18-year-old man who was killed in a triple shooting on the Far South Side of Chicago.

The man was among three people shot around 12:35 a.m. Sunday in the 11700 block of South Sangamon Street in the West Pullman neighborhood, Chicago police said.

He was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition, but was later pronounced dead.

A 19-year-old woman was shot in the hand and was taken to Roseland Hospital in good condition. A 23-year-old man walked into Roseland Hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm and was transferred to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

This is the third shooting at a middle or high school so far in 2018.

  This is the third shooting at a middle or high school so far in 2018. And it's only February 1.

CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - Two people were killed and at least 12 others, including a 14-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings Monday on the South and West sides. A teenager was fatally shot Monday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Two people were killed and at least 10 others were wounded in shootings in less than 10 hours Monday on the South and West sides. The man was shot in the upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The three were standing in the sidewalk when they were hit by gunfire, according to police.

On Saturday around 10:30 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 7700 block of South Yates Boulevard in the South Side's South Shore neighborhood.

The man, identified as Earl Smith, of the 7100 block of South Rhodes Avenue, was rushed to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition, authorities said, but he was later pronounced dead.

Smith died at 12:34 p.m. Saturday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Police later said the shooter had been arrested.

In an earlier double shooting, two people were wounded about 12:20 p.m. Saturday on the city's Southeast Side's South Deering neighborhood, police said.

Police officers were called to the 10000 block of South Bensley Avenue where they found two men in their 20s had been shot.

Homeless men are being gunned down on the street in Las Vegas

  Homeless men are being gunned down on the street in Las Vegas The video is chilling. James Edgar Lewis is sleeping under a Las Vegas freeway when a man emerges from a vehicle and shoots him twice in the head before fleeing. There is no struggle, no fight. Lewis never even appears to wake up. "It's basically an execution," said Lt. Dan McGrath of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police. Lewis' death on Friday has Las Vegas police looking for clues that may link the fatal attack to the shooting of another homeless man 10 minutes away and four days earlier. On January 29, Brian Clegg was shot and killed, also while sleeping, in front of a business on a busy street.

Police investigate a shooting death early Sunday in the Far South Side Pullman neighborhood. | Network Video Productions. Michael Buckner, 33, was found in the 3900 block of West Monroe with gunshot wounds to the legs, neck and abdomen; and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2 :34 a.m

Sunday was a violent cap to the weekend in Chicago , as eight people are dead and at least 54 were wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend. Seven people were shot , including one fatally, in an incident in the 11900 block of S. Loomis Sunday morning.

A 24-year-old man had been shot in the left buttocks and he was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition. A 25-year-old man had been shot in the right leg; his condition wasn't immediately available.

In other shootings:

  • A 23-year-old was shot once in the right thigh, officials said. About 3:15 p.m., a call came out for a shooting in the 100 block of West Garfield Boulevard in the Robert Taylor Homes neighborhood on the city's South Side. Officials transported the man to Stroger Hospital but his condition was not immediately available. Detectives are investigating, officials said.
  • Just before 3 p.m. a report came in of a shooting in the 9300 block of South Escanaba Avenue in Southeast Side's Calumet Heights neighborhood, police said. Officers investigated and determined the shooting didn't happen at that location, but they did find a 25-year-old who had been shot in the leg and the back. The man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he was listed in serious condition, police said.
  • About 2:45 p.m., police said a man was taking out the garbage in an alley when an unknown offender opened fire on him, from a vehicle driving down the alley. The 26-year-old was in the 11300 block of South King Drive in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side when the gunman in the car began shooting at him, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he was listed in good condition, officials said.
  • About 1 p.m., an 18-year-old was shot in the 4100 block of West Washington Boulevard in the West Side's West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. An unknown offender came up to the teen on foot and fired multiple shots, police said. The teen was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, officials said.

After slayings, homeless in Las Vegas fear a serial killer is stalking them .
Peter LaPrairie woke up Sunday morning after a night of cold winds whipped through his sleeping bag near the highway. He walked - maybe a mile - toward D Street, where tents and shopping carts were hemmed along a fence like a snowdrift of forgotten humanity. Being homeless was not the life he planned. But there were things to be thankful for. Like the warm sun on his face. And that Being homeless was not the life he planned. But there were things to be thankful for. Like the warm sun on his face.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!