Posted on January 10, 2012

14 Wounded in Shootings Across Chicago

Chicago Tribune, January 6, 2012

Fourteen people were wounded in separate shootings across the city Thursday.

Two people were shot at 50 W. 85th Street about 11:45 p.m., just west of the Dan Ryan Expressway, police said.

They were sitting in a vehicle when another dark-colored vehicle drove by and someone inside started shooting, police said.

A 33-year-old man was shot in the foot and suffered a graze wound to the head and a second person was shot in the forearm.


Four people were standing on a corner in West Garfield Park near Maypole Avenue and Kenneth Avenue about 2:50 p.m. when someone wearing all black walked up and opened fire.

Two teens were shot in that incident, police said.


A 25-year-old man was shot in the chest and a 23-year-old woman was shot in the foot. {snip}

At 2:56 p.m., two men were shot in the 3500 block of West Chicago Avenue, with one being taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and the other to St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, said Chief Joe Roccasalva, a Fire Department spokesman.

The 22-year-old man taken to Mount Sinai Hospital suffered eight gunshot wounds to his arms, legs and hip, police said. The other person, a 25-year-old man, was shot in the lower leg and is in good condition, police said.

Someone stepped out of a white Chevy Caprice and opened fire at the two, police said. {snip}

And at 3:29 p.m., two people were shot near 51st and Wood Streets, authorities said.

The two, 17 and 20, are both gang members involved in an ongoing turf dispute, police said.


A 21-year-old man was shot in the chest about 6:30 p.m. after someone fired shots from inside a 1990s black Volvo.


A 20-year-old man was shot in the back on the 5500 block of South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the Washington Park neighborhood about 1:15 p.m., police said.


A 33-year-old woman was shot just before 2 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Seeley Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood, police said.


A 31-year-old man standing in an apartment building vestibule was shot after a “domestic incident” in the 500 block of North Monticello about 10:30 p.m., police said.