1 dead, at least 11 wounded in shootings since late Friday afternoon, police say

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One man died and at least eleven others were wounded in shootings since late Friday afternoon, citywide, Chicago police said.

Most recently, about 7:30 p.m., a man was found underneath a viaduct with a gunshot wound shot in the head in the 8100 block of South Anthony Avenue in the city’s Stony Island Park neighborhood. He was taken in critical condition to the University of Chicago Medical Center, but later died there, police said.

Earlier, around 6 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was in good condition after being shot in his leg inside a residence in the 3300 Block of West Beach Avenue in the Humbold Park neighborhood.

According to the initial reports, the teen was shot after walking into the residence to purchase drugs.

Separately, at 2:35 p.m. in the 13200 block of South Brandon Avenue in the Hegewisch neighborhod, a 36 year old man was shot in the chest and leg during a domestic fight. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.

One person was being questioned but charges have not been announced, police said.

Earlier, around 10 a.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood in the 11600 block of South Halsted Street, a 41-year-old man was walking outside when a vehicle approached and someone inside fired shots, hitting him in the left thigh. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition was stabilized, police said.

A 24-year-old man was shot shortly before 7:30 a.m. in the 4000 block of West Van Buren Street in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

Police said the victim was standing outside when someone approached and opened fire in his direction. The man suffered a wound to the left foot, and got himself to Stroger Hospital where his condition was stabilized.

Another man, 53, was wounded shortly after 4:30 a.m. in the 3900 block of West Wilcox Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. He was walking on the sidewalk when shots were fired, hitting him in the right arm. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in good condition, police said.

Earlier, a 32-year-old man was shot around 12:15 a.m. in the 5500 block of South Komensky Avenue in the West Elsdon neighborhood.

That man was walking on the sidewalk when shots rang out, striking him to the right foot. A family member took him to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.

About 11:15 p.m. Friday, a 26-year-old man was dropped off at Swedish Covenant Hospital with a gunshot wound to the torso. The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately known, police said.

Shortly before 11 p.m., a 27-year-old man was left in critical condition after being shot in the 12400 block of South Parnell Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood.

The 27-year-old was standing on the sidewalk when shots were fired, piercing his right shoulder. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

An 18-year-old man was shot around 10:45 p.m. in the 1000 block of North LeClaire Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood.

Police said he was riding a bicycle when three males took his phone at gunpoint. One of the assailants shot the bicyclist as they fled the scene. The man suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen, and was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

Around 5 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot while he was on the front porch of a residence in the 5800 block of South Carpenter Street in the Englewood neighborhood.

The 20-year-old was standing on the porch when a dark-colored vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, hitting the 20-year-old in the abdomen. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was listed in good condition.

About 4:30 p.m., a 46-year-old man was shot in both legs in the first block of North Lockwood Avenue in the Austin neighborhood. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Besides the Brandon Avenue shooting, nobody else was in custody for the shootings, and detectives were investigating.

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