(CHICAGO) Two men are dead and at least six people were wounded, including two teenage boys, in shootings throughout the city since Friday night.
The first fatal shooting occurred when a 21-year-old man was shot several times through a glass window while inside a Popeyes Chicken and Biscuits in the 5500 block of West North Avenue at 9:15 p.m. in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.
Marshall D. Fields-Hall, of the 1500 block of North Luna Avenue, was pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County at 9:55 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
About 9:30 p.m., a man was discovered unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the face, in the 5400 block of South Laflin Street in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood
Jovantay Alexander, 19, of the 1800 block of East 72nd Street, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said.
In non-fatal shootings, two men were shot at 7:34 p.m. at South Racine Avenue and West 74th Street in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, authorities said.
A 20-year-old man was shot in the back and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition, Fire Media Affairs said. An 18-year-old man was shot in the foot and taken in good condition to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center.
About 9:45 p.m. two teenage boys were walking down the sidewalk in the 8400 block of South Constance Avenue about 9:45 p.m. in the South Side Avalon Park neighborhood when a light-colored car pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
The younger boy, 15, was shot in the chest, Greer said. Paramedics took him to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition. Another boy, 16, suffered a graze wound to the back, and is in good condition at Jackson Park Hospital, Greer said.
At 10:20 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot through a glass door of an apartment after hearing someone knocking in the 1300 block of East 75th Street in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood.
He was taken in “stable” condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County with gunshot wounds to both legs and an arm, police said.
The shooting was possibly gang-related.
A 26-year-old man was shot at 11:35 p.m. in the 4400 block of South Washtenaw Avenue in the South Side Brighton Park neighborhood, police said.
He was taken in good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg.
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