One dead in Loop parking lot, another on Red Line train in Chicago weekend

At least 26 people have been injured, four of whom have died, in shootings in Chicago since Friday evening.

The shootings involved deaths in the Loop parking lot, the Southside Red Line train and a parking lot in Chatham. The non-fatal attacks included two double shootings that injured four young men, according to Chicago police. No arrests were reported in any of the attacks.

  • A 29-year-old man was killed and a 23-year-old man was wounded in a shooting in a Loop parking lot around 3:20 a.m. Saturday. The men were standing in a lot in the 400 block of South Clark when someone in a black sedan opened fire, police said. The 29-year-old suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died. The 23-year-old was shot in the right leg and arm and was taken to the same hospital. His condition was not available.
  • About five minutes earlier, a 26-year-old man was shot and killed as he stood with a group of people in a Chatham parking lot. He was with several other people in the 200 block of West 87th Street around 3:15 a.m. Saturday when someone fired shots, police said. The man suffered chest injuries and was rushed to Stroger Hospital, where he died.
  • About a mile away and an hour earlier, a 29-year-old man was shot and killed on a Red Line train near Chatham. He was on the train at about 2:05. Saturday in the 100 block of West 79th Street when a man walked up and shot him, police said. He was shot in the chest and abdomen, and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died.
  • Later Saturday at about 5:13 a.m., a 30-year-old man was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the neck in the 4000 block of West Monroe Street. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide.
  • The non-fatal attacks included two double shootings that injured four young men on the South Side. One of those shootings injured a 15-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy in Washington Heights. They were walking on the sidewalk in the 9100 block of South Carpenter Street at about 1:27 a.m. Saturday when a man approached and shot them, police said. A 15-year-old boy was shot in the stomach and another was shot in the leg. Both were taken to Jackson Park Hospital.
  • Earlier, around 10:15 Friday night, two 17-year-old boys were shot on the sidewalk in the 3900 block of South King Drive in Douglas. One youth was shot in the buttocks and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, while another was taken to St. Bernard Hospital in good condition with a gunshot wound to the leg, police said.

At least 17 other people were injured in the shooting in Chicago since 5 p.m. Friday.

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