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3 dead, 15 wounded in shootings across city

Shootings left three men dead and at least 15 others wounded from early Saturday afternoon to early morning Sunday, according to Chicago authorities.

In the most recent shooting, at 4:35 a.m. Sunday morning, a man was killed and three women shot near the intersections of Springfield and Wilcox avenues in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

The man, 24, was dead on arrival at Mount Sinai Hospital after suffering a shot to the chest, police said. One of the women, 21, was in serious to critical condition at Mount Sinai after being shot in the chest and back. Another woman, 23, had her condition stabilized at Mount Sinai after being shot in both feet, and the third woman, 20, suffered a graze wound and refused transport to a hospital.

Additional details about the circumstances surrounding that shooting weren’t immediately available.

In the first shooting death of the night, two men were shot, one fatally, about 11:30 p.m. Saturday on South Parkside Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, less than a block from the Austin District police station.

The dead man, identified as 18-year-old Daquan Boyd by family members, fell in an alley trying to escape after being shot. He died there. The other man, also 18, was shot in the side and taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

The pair were outside of an apartment on Parkside when two young men on bikes drove up and opened fire before fleeing on their bikes. The attack happened about 11:30 p.m., Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.

About 11:50 p.m. Saturday, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 800 block of South Lawndale Avenue in the Homan Square neighborhood. The man suffered a head wound and was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital.

He was identified as Antione Green of the 3100 block of West Douglas Boulevard by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The man was leaving a park in the area when his friends heard a shot and saw him fall off his bike, police said. Police were coordinating with other city agencies to look for a weapon that may have been dropped in a sewer in that area.

In other shootings:

• About 4:15 a.m. Sunday, a 26-year-old man showed up at Norwegian-American Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to his right thigh which he said happened in the 1500 block of North Talman Avenue in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli. No one is in custody for the shooting and the 26-year-old was not cooperating with detectives.

• About 2:10 a.m. a 36-year-old man was shot at West 94th Street in the Princeton Park neighborhood on the South Side. He was shot multiple times and was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center.

• Another man, 46, was shot about 2:09 a.m. in the 1100 block of North Kildare Avenue in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, Gaines said. The man, who suffered a wound to his right forearm and a graze wound to his buttocks, told police he had been shot in a crossfire while sitting in a car. He then tried to drive away from the scene in the car, but it ran out of gas at Division Street and Karlov Avenue and he called police. Bullets from the shooting also damaged a house in that area, police said.

• Three men were listed in critical condition after being shot about 12:45 a.m. in the 1200 block of South Lawndale Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood. One was shot in the stomach, one in the back and one in the thigh and hand. Two 29-year-old men were being treated at Mount Sinai; a 24-year-old man was being treated at Stroger hospital.

Police said the shooting may have been retaliation from an earlier altercation in which one individual was beaten up and then returned later with friends.

• In the 500 block of West 115th Street about 11:15 p.m. Saturday, two men, 18 and 30, were shot in the back as they rode bicycles. They told police they heard shots and felt pain and were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition, Gaines said.

• A 21-year-old man was shot about 9:46 p.m. in the 6000 block of North Sacramento Avenue. He made it to a Walgreens near Lincoln Avenue and Peterson Avenue and collapsed there, where authorities found him. He was shot in the side and was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston in serious condition.

• Earlier, a teen was wounded about 1 p.m. near the intersection of North and Leamington avenues in the city’s North Austin neighborhood, said News Affairs Officer Joshua Purkiss. According to preliminary reports, a 19-year-old man suffered wounds to his chest, arm and foot and was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood in serious condition, said Purkiss. The circumstances leading up to the shooting were not available.

• About noon Saturday, a 22-year-old man was seriously wounded at a park on the city’s South Side. Shortly after 12 p.m., paramedics responded to a shooting at Brainerd Park in the Brainerd neighborhood, said Chief Joe Roccasalva. Paramedics transported a man in serious-to-critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Roccasalva said.

Chicago Police Department News Affairs said the shooting happened 91st Street and Throop Street and said the victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his body. | Twitter: @PeterNickeas | Twitter: @neacynewslady | Twitter: @ltaford


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