- According to Chicago police, over 71 individuals, including a 10-year-old kid, have been shot since the holiday weekend Fourth of July parade.
- Since July 4th July weekend, Chicago police have recorded eight fatalities.
- Over the Fourth of July weekend last year, 19 people were killed, and over 100 were shot.
CHICAGO – Throughout the holiday weekend surrounding the Fourth of July, seventy-one individuals were shot, including eight fatally, according to Chicago police.
Over the extended Fourth of July holiday last year, 19 people were killed, and over 100 were shot.
The number killed was fewer than the previous year, when 19 people were murdered, and more than 100 were shot throughout the Fourth of July holiday. In 2020, 79 people were shot, 15 of whom died; in 2019, 68 individuals were shot, five of whom died.
Nine people were shot in separate incidents on the West and South sides: four in West Garfield Chicago Park on Friday evening and five men in Parkway Gardens on the South Side early Monday.
After bullets were fired outside an Englewood home, a 10-year-old boy was injured inside his bedroom.
According to Chicago police, at least 16 individuals were shot, two fatally, during a violent eight-hour period late Saturday into early Sunday in the city.
According to authorities, a lady was murdered, and two people were injured in a gunfight in Chinatown Friday night.
A guy and gunman were firing at each other in the 2200 block of South Wentworth Avenue at 10:50 p.m., according to police. A 24-year-old woman was hit in the torso and rushed to Stroger Hospital, where she died due to her injuries.
According to police, a second lady, 42, was brought to the University of Chicago Medical Center with a gunshot wound to her hand. One of the shooters, a 38-year-old man, was wounded in the buttocks and brought to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition.
One fatally shot three individuals in a backyard near Grand Crossing on the South Side early Sunday morning.
The victims were in the backyard of a residence in the 7000 block of South Harper Avenue at 5:30 a.m. when someone arrived and shot into the crowd, according to police.
5 people were wounded at Parkway Gardens
Officials said a 24-year-old male was shot many times in the torso and died at the scene. According to police, two ladies, ages 24 and 30, were shot several times in the body and were taken to Jackson Park Hospital before being transferred to the University of Chicago Medical Center. The younger lady’s condition had stabilized, and the older woman was doing well.
On Friday, a guy was fatally shot in Englewood on Chicago’s South Side.
The 31-year-old was outdoors at 5:45 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Wolcott Avenue when he was approached and shot, according to police. He was hit in the arm and head and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died.
A guy was shot in West Garfield Park less than an hour before.
Keystone Roberts, 29, was in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street at 5 p.m. when someone approached him and opened fire, according to police and the Cook County coroner’s report. He was shot many times and was brought to Stroger Hospital, where he was declared dead.
A guy was killed in South Chicago’s Far South Side shortly after midnight Saturday.
The male, 30, was shot in the head at 12:20 a.m. in the 9000 block of South Escanaba Avenue, according to police. He was transferred to the University of Chicago Medical Center and died there.
A guy was fatally shot while traveling inside a car in Brighton Park on Chicago’s Southwest Side early Sunday.
The 35-year-old man was shot in the neck while riding in the passenger seat of a female driver’s car in the 3800-block of South Kedzie Avenue at around 3 a.m., according to police.
The driver then went about two and a half miles to the 5600 block of South Spaulding Avenue, where she dialed 911, according to authorities.
On Saturday, a man was killed in a shooting in South Shore.
He was riding his bike in the 2100 block of East 71st Street at 4 p.m. when he was shot in a dark-colored car, according to police.
According to the Cook County medical examiner’s office, the 26-year-old was struck in the head and arm and rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was declared dead.
On Sunday morning, a guy was fatally shot while sitting outside a residential unit in West Humboldt Park on the West Side.
The guy, 38, was sitting outside the building in the 700 block of North Springfield Avenue at 10 a.m. when he was shot in the chest and head, according to police.
According to Chicago officials, he was sent to Stroger Hospital, where he was declared dead.
A guy was shot while walking through Chicago Lawn on the South Side hours later.
The guy, reported to be between the ages of 25 and 35, was strolling in the 6500 block of South Kedzie Avenue around 12:50 p.m. Sunday when a dark-colored car came, and someone inside stepped out and opened fire, according to police.
Two separate assaults on the West and South Sides injured nine individuals.
Four individuals were injured in the first mass shooting in West Garfield Park on Friday evening.
A guy strolling down the 3800 block of West Monroe Street opened fire, striking numerous persons.
According to police, a male in his late twenties was struck in the back and rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.
A lady in her twenties was struck in the leg and sent to the same hospital in excellent condition.
According to police, another lady, 36, and a guy, 41, were shot in the back. According to Chicago authorities, the couple was brought to Stroger Hospital in excellent condition.
According to Chicago fire and police officials, a 17-year-old kid was among five persons injured in a mass shooting early Monday near Parkway Gardens.
According to a fire department spokeswoman, officials responded to a report of numerous persons shot at 12:20 a.m. in the 6500 block of South Martin Luther King Drive.
According to Chicago Police, the youngster was rushed to St. Bernard Hospital with a gunshot in his arm.
A 30-year-old guy was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center with gunshot wounds to his torso.
Two 19-year-old guys were shot in the leg and transported to the University of Chicago.
Another male, perhaps 25 years old, was shot in the knee and sent to the same hospital.
According to officials, all five victims are in fair condition.
According to early evidence, the suspect may have been traveling in a black SUV.
After being shot Saturday morning in North Lawndale, a 90-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition.
The man was located with a gunshot wound to the stomach in the 1500 block of South Harding Avenue at about 10 a.m., according to police.
According to authorities, he was brought to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.
Detectives were questioning a person of interest.
When gunshots were fired through the side of his Englewood house Sunday night, a 10-year-old boy was injured while sitting in his bedroom. The youngster was in his bedroom in the 600 block of West Englewood Avenue at 10:40 p.m. when he felt discomfort, according to police.
Investigators discovered that six shots entered the house via the siding, injuring the youngster.
According to officials, the youngster was shot in the buttocks and ankle and was transferred to the University of Chicago Comers Children’s Hospital in excellent condition.
A 17-year-old girl was among two persons shot and injured early Sunday in South Side Bronzeville.
The youngster and a lady were standing outdoors in the 3700 block of South Langley Avenue at 12:45 a.m. when someone fired on both.
Officials claimed the youngster was wounded in the arm, and the 42-year-old lady was hit in the foot. They were both in fair condition when they arrived at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
A witness told authorities that the shooter might have been in a vehicle.
After a car collision in Rosemoor on the Far South Side, a man was shot after an altercation.
The collision happened at 3:20 a.m. in the 10300 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when the driver of one car collided with the man’s vehicle, according to police.
According to authorities, the guy, 45, left his car to exchange information with the driver of the striking vehicle when an altercation between the two ensued. According to police, the driver of the hitting vehicle then opened fire, striking the victim in the neck.
According to police, he was rushed to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and was classified in fair condition.
A few moments later, a guy was shot after confronting someone attempting to break into his car in Burnside on the South Side.
The guy was approached by somebody else attempting to break into his car in the 9300 block of South Rhodes Avenue at 5:30 a.m. when he was shot numerous times in the torso, according to police.
According to authorities, the 38-year-old was rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was classified in critical condition.
A guy was shot during an attempted robbery in Streeterville on the Near North Side early Monday.
According to police, the guy, 39, was shot at 1:50 a.m. in the 400 block of East Erie Street.
According to preliminary information, the suspect attempted to rob the man.
A 17-year-old teenager was going home in the 4200 block of West Grenshaw Street at 9:50 p.m. Sunday when someone approached him and demanded his possessions at gunpoint, according to police.
According to officials, the child refused, and the culprit fired three shots before escaping on a black mountain bike.
According to authorities, the youngster sustained a graze cut to his finger and was treated and discharged at the site.
A gunshot at Parkway Gardens on Monday morning injured five males.
Last weekend, 24 individuals were shot, and five of them died.