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Chicago weekend shootings leave 3 dead, including off-duty CPD officer, 7 hurt

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CHICAGO (CBS) — At least two people are dead, and six others were hurt in weekend shootings across the city as of Saturday. The ages of the victims range between 19 and 42.


In the first shooting of the weekend, a man, 34, was shot by an unknown person inside an apartment in the 0-100 block of North Laramie Avenue just after 5 p.m.

The victim was struck in the left knee and taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in good condition.

Police say the victim was uncooperative about the incident.

Minutes later, another man, 40, was shot in his right arm while driving in the 4500 block of South Sacramento Avenue just before 5:30 p.m.

The victim was also uncooperative about the shooting and was taken to Mt. Sinai in good condition. 

A man, 19, was shot while walking in the 4900 block of South Throop around 6:30 p.m.

The victim was dropped off at the University of Chicago Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the right leg. Police were investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

In other shootings from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday:


  • At 1:30 a.m. in the 3300 block of West Douglas Boulevard, a man, 33, was walking on the sidewalk when a black sedan approached and someone unknown fired shots towards him. The victim ran away but suffered a graze wound to the upper back and was taken to Mt Sinai in good condition.
  • At 1:54 a.m., in the 2500 block of East 83rd Street, two men, both 42, were standing outside on the sidewalk when shots were fired in the area, and they were both struck by gunfire. The first victim was struck in the neck and was pronounced dead on the scene. The second victim suffered two gunshot wounds to the chest and was taken to U of C in critical condition. A third man, 37, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was found in the 8300 block of South Colfax Avenue, where he was pronounced dead. The circumstances of the shooting are unknown. 
  • At 6:50 a.m., in the 4600 block of South Honore Street, a man, 23, was inside a vehicle when he heard shots and then felt pain. He suffered a gunshot wound to his back and self-transported to U of C in good condition. 


  • An off-duty Chicago police officer was shot and killed while returning home from his shift. Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 5500 block of South Kedzie Avenue just before 3 a.m. After touring the area, officers drove to the 3100 block of West 56th Street, where the 30-year-old male officer was found outside with gunshot wounds. He was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital, where he died.
  • At 5:12 a.m. in the 4300 block of South St. Louis Avenue, a man, 29, was shot in the left leg after an argument with an offender while outside. The victim self-transported to Mt. Sinai in good condition. The offender was placed into custody and charges are pending.

Check back for updates. 

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