Crime 7 wounded, including 15-year-old boy, 2 killed in Chicago shootings

00:45  13 january  2018
00:45  13 january  2018 Source:   MSN

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(Lou Foglia/ Chicago Tribune/TNS). Two men have been killed and seven other people, including a 15 - year - old boy , have been wounded since just before dawn Thursday in Chicago , police said. In the first fatal shooting , a man, identified as Miguel Islas, 28

Seven people were killed , including an 8- year - old girl as violence continues to rage in the crime stricken city. The shootings occurred between Friday evening and Monday morning as announced by Chicago police.

Police guard the scene of an incident on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 in the 6700 block of South Champlain Avenue in Chicago, Ill. (Lou Foglia/Chicago Tribune/TNS) © Lou Foglia/Chicago Tribune/TNS Police guard the scene of an incident on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 in the 6700 block of South Champlain Avenue in Chicago, Ill. (Lou Foglia/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Two men have been killed and seven other people, including a 15-year-old boy, have been wounded since just before dawn Thursday in Chicago, police said.

In the first fatal shooting, a man, identified as Miguel Islas, 28, was shot and killed while arguing with another man around 5:30 a.m. in the 4900 block of South Cicero Avenue, about a mile north of Midway Airport in the Vittum Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.

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A 9- year - old boy was among two juveniles killed as gun violence across Chicago over the weekend left eight others dead and at least 41 people wounded . 10 Dead, 37 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings . Link. Embed.

Four people were killed , including a 15 - year - old boy , and 11 others were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago . The boy , identified as 15 - year - old Deshawn Martin, was shot to death at 7 :35 p.m. in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side

The gunman ran off after firing six or seven times at the man and striking him in the chest, police said.

Islas was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:51 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He lived in the 6100 block of South Washtenaw Avenue in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

Shortly before 11:30 a.m., two men were shot multiple times in the 5300 block of Race Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

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CHICAGO — A 16- year - old boy was killed and five people were wounded in shootings across Chicago since early Sunday afternoon. The teenager was shot in the head at 7 :50 p.m. Sunday in the 10000 block of South Indiana Avenue in the Rosemoor neighborhood.

CPD: 3 killed , 12 wounded in Wednesday shootings . In Lawndale, officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 700 block of South Kenneth and learned a 15 - year - old boy was already taken by unknown people to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

A 33-year-old man was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital. The second victim, a 26-year-old man, was in critical condition at Stroger, police said.

The two men were getting into a vehicle when they heard shots and felt pain, police said.

Also in the South Austin neighborhood, a 15-year-old boy was shot just about 4:50 p.m. in the 5100 block of West Harrison Street on the West Side, police said.

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Two men were killed and at least 20 other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend, according to Chicago Police. About 90 minutes earlier, four people, including two 15 - year - old boys , were shot in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

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The boy was walking down the street when someone approached and shot him in the right leg and knee. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

17 shot, 1 killed, over the weekend

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A person was killed and nine others were wounded in separate shootings across Chicago between Friday night and Saturday morning. At 12:13 p.m. Sunday in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood, a 23- year - old man and a 15 - year - old boy were in the 7000 block of South Vernon

«» Six people have been killed , including a 15 - year - old boy , and at least 44 other people have been wounded in Chicago shootings throughout the Memorial Day weekend. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports.

In other shootings:

-About 7:45 p.m. on the South Side, a 28-year-old man was shot in the 1300 block of West 51st Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said. The man was taken to an area hospital, where his condition was stabilized. The man was shot during a robbery, police said. No one was in custody.

-About 6:15 p.m. on the West Side, an 18-year-old man was shot in the abdomen while walking in the 700 block of North Homan Avenue. A 34-year-old woman who was driving suffered wounds to the body. She drove herself to Norwegian American Hospital. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital.

-About 2:15 p.m. on the South Side, a 38-year-old man was shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood in the 5400 block of South Damen Avenue, police said. The man suffered a wound to the left leg and was taken to an area hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

-About 12:30 p.m. on the South Side, a 24-year-old man walked into St. Bernard Hospital with a gunshot wound to the left thigh, police said. He told police he was shot in the 6700 block of South Halsted Street. Police said the shooting may have happened in an alley.

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