The Chicago Police Department reports that more than 35 individuals were shot in Chicago over the weekend, with seven losing their lives.
Between Saturday night and Sunday morning, 12 people were shot.
Some of the instances include a 4 PM shooting in the 2000 block of West 68th Place in the West Englewood area. According to the authorities, a child who was 11 years old was inside a property when a man outside fired rounds, injuring the child in the head.
The victim’s condition is critical.
Earlier on Sunday, a man was shot and killed in Englewood, while another was injured.
The officers were called to a sidewalk in the 7400 block of South Stewart Avenue at approximately 1:10 a.m.
A man of unknown age was shot in the head and later died, while a man in his 50s was shot in the leg but is expected to recover. Both of them were brought to the University of Chicago Hospital.
A male, 29 years old, was found dead in an alleyway in the Washington Park area at around 1 a.m., according to the police. He was shot multiple times, as reported by the police.
In another Washington Park alley, a 30-year-old male was reportedly shot and murdered.
A man was shot in the back while walking down an alley in the 300 block of East 59th Street at 1:15 a.m., according to the police. The University of Chicago Medical Center reportedly pronounced him dead upon arrival.
Three victims, one of whom was a juvenile, sustained gunshot wounds in the Gage Park neighborhood on Saturday night, according to Chicago police.
Around 11 o’clock on South Christiana Avenue, three people, a 16-year-old child, a 24-year-old man, and a 20-year-old woman, were shot while standing in the street.
After being shot in the right leg, the youngster was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he is listed as being in stable condition.
The victim was rushed to Mt. Sinai in stable condition after a stray bullet hit him in the belly. The woman was brought to Holy Cross Hospital with a bullet graze to the left leg, but police said she was in stable condition.
Earlier in the day, a motorcyclist was shot and killed on the South Side.
A 32-year-old guy was riding his motorcycle in the Back of the Yards neighborhood of Chicago when a car pulled up alongside him, police said. Shooting from within the vehicle caused the man to lose control and crash into a parked vehicle.
He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he reportedly died.
As in most of these shootings, no one was being held in detention.