Of the 24 people shot, six died either at the crime scenes or at local hospitals. The youngest was 16. One of the men killed was an armed man shot by police after he raised a 9-millimeter handgun in their direction after bailing from a moving car, authorities said.
The shootings stretched from 9400 S. Loomis Avenue on the South Side up to about North Avenue and Pulaski in the Hermosa neighborhood.
• The first homicide of the night was about 10:12 p.m. Saturday inside a club on 79th Street between Ellis and Ingleside avenues in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, where four men were shot, one fatally, after someone opened the door to the club and started shooting.
Todd Wood, 40, of the 8100 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in the Chatham neighborhood, was pronounced dead at Advocate Trinity Hospital at 12:45 a.m. this morning, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Also wounded in that attack were a 35-year-old man who was shot in the leg, a 25-year-old man shot in the leg, and a 24-year-old man shot in the chest. The man with the chest wound is in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center, the 35-year-old's condition has stabilized atUniversity of Chicago Hospitals and the 25-year-old walked into Jackson Park Hospital with a minor leg wound, police said.
• The second killing of the night was in the Little Village neighborhood on the South Side. Five people were shot overnight in that neighborhood -- three near 26th Street and Ridgeway Avenue and two others at 31st Street and Pulaski Road, police said.
The shooting on Ridgeway about 10:50 p.m. included the fatality. Ricardo Herrera, 21, died at the scene. He lived nearby, in the 2400 block of South Marshall Boulevard, according to the medical examiner. Two others, one who was 20 years old and the other who was in his 20s, were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. Someone approached the trio, who were standing on the block, and started shooting.
A couple blocks west and five blocks south, at 31st Street and Pulaski Road, two people were shot about 12:30 a.m. A woman had just stepped out of a car on 31st Street when a gray Jeep pulled alongside and six shots were fired at the car, hitting the 22-year-old woman in the thigh and the 18-year-old driver of the car in the head, chest and shoulder.
The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious-to-critical condition and the woman limped over to a nearby laundromat, where paramedics found her with a hip wound.
• A 16-year-old boy was killed in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side about 11:45 p.m., police said. Someone on a bicycle shot him in the 4100 block of West North Avenue. Kevin Rivera, of the 1500 block of North Keystone Avenue, was pronounced dead at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center about 1:35 a.m. The boy, from the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, had attempted to run from the scene after getting shot but collapsed a few feet away from where the shooting happened.
• About 1:15 a.m. in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, a 19-year-old man was shot to death. Police there responded to a call of a person shot in the 7400 block of South Parnell Avenue and found Jamal Jones, of the 8800 block of South Yale Avenue in the West Chatham neighborhood, bleeding from his head, chest and shoulder, police said. He was pronounced dead at Christ hospital at 2:18 a.m., according to the medical examiner.
• About 1:35 a.m., a man was killed and a woman wounded in the 200 block of South Keeler Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. Cortez Wilberton, of the 200 block of South Lavergne Avenue in the nearby Austin neighborhood, was pronounced dead at Loretto Hospital at 2:13 a.m., according to the medical examiner The woman, 31, suffered a graze wound to the face and was treated at Loretto Hospital, police said.
In other shootings:
• The most recent shooting happened about 4:10 a.m. in the 3400 block of West Walnut Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. A 34-year-old man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with gunshot wounds to his face and chest, according to police. A friend dropped off the man, described by police as an uncooperative victim.
• A 32-year-old man, standing with a group of friends, was shot about 1 a.m. by someone who opened fire from inside a passing red SUV. The man, shot in the 2000 block of West 56th Street in West Englewood, is in stable condition at Holy Cross Hospital, police said.
• A 20-year-old was shot about 9:45 p.m. in the 9400 block South Loomis Street in the Brainerd neighborhood on the South Side. He was hit in the buttocks and thigh and his condition has stabilized at Christ hospital, police said. Someone shot toward him and a group of other men from inside a passing minivan.
• Three people were shot about 9:30 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Homan Avenue in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Someone shot at a group of people from inside a light-colored car, hitting a man in the leg, a 21-year-old man in the leg and arm, and a woman whose age wasn't available in the thigh. The woman was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, and the two men to Christ hospital, police said.
• The first shootings Saturday, of four people in two connected incidents, were both about 2:15 p.m. in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
It began with three people being shot on Artesian Avenue just south of 72nd Street, police said. Two were taken in serious-to-critical condition to Christ hospital in Oak Lawn, and a third person was taken in fair-to-serious condition to Holy Cross Hospital, according toChicago Fire Department Chief Will Knight.
A 15-year-old boy was shot in the right arm, a 19-year-old man was shot in the right leg and a 23-year-old man was shot in the back, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.
The victims told police they were standing on the street when they heard shots and were struck, Zala said.
Police said the shooter in that incident was subsequently wounded neighborhood in retaliation in the 2500 block of West 74th Street several blocks away and was taken into custody at his house nearby. Police seized two long guns and three handguns there, authorities said.
The suspect is being questioned by police. No one is in custody for shooting the suspect, police said.
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