3 killed, 30 wounded in weekend shootings across city
Chicago Sun Times: Three men were killed and at least 30 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since 2 p.m. Friday.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 6:15 a.m. Saturday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Jose Rios, 23, was walking with another person about 6:15 a.m. in the 4500 block of South Hermitage when a dark-colored van pulled up and someone got out of the passenger side and opened fire, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Rios, of the 4300 block of South Paulina, was shot multiple times and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 6:59 a.m., authorities said. Police said the shooting was gang-related.
About 10:15 p.m. Friday, a man was killed and two others were wounded in an Englewood neighborhood shooting. The three men — ages 25, 27 and 63 — were outside in the 5700 block of South Aberdeen when two people walked out of a gangway and opened fire, police said.
The 27-year-old, later identified as Malachi Baldwin, was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene at 10:41 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Baldwin lived in the 5600 block of South Elizabeth, authorities said.
The 25-year-old was shot in the abdomen and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. The 63-year-old man was taken to St. Bernard Hospital with a gunshot wound to the hand. Their conditions had stabilized.
A police source said the man killed had documented gang ties.
The weekend’s first fatal shooting happened Friday afternoon inside a West Englewood neighborhood barbershop. A group of people entered a business in the 1900 block of West 59th about 2 p.m. and someone opened fire, police said. Suitable Barber and Beauty Shop is listed at 1959 W. 59th St.
Deandre Ellis, 22, of the 5700 block of South Laflin, was shot in the chest and taken to Christ Medical Center, where he died at 3 p.m., authorities said.
A 44-year-old man also shot in the chest was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, and a 31-year-old man shot in the hand was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.
The most recent shooting happened early Sunday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
Two men, both 19, were sitting were sitting in a parked vehicle in the 6300 block of South Seeley about 2:45 a.m. when a light-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots, police said. The men drove themselves to Holy Cross Hospital.
One of the men was shot in the leg, and his condition had stabilized, police said. The other suffered a graze wound to the back of the head, and was treated and released.
At least 21 other people have been shot across the South and Southwest sides since Friday afternoon.
Also, two people were being questioned after a man was stabbed to death Saturday afternoon during a domestic incident in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.
The 21-year-old man was stabbed about 3 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Minerva, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The medical examiner’s office confirmed the fatality, but did not release additional information Saturday night. Two people are being questioned in connection with the stabbing, police said.
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