Posted on August 10, 2020

40 Shot, 4 Fatally, in Chicago This Weekend

Chicago Sun-Times, August 10, 2020

Four people were killed and at least 36 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago over the weekend.

The latest fatal attack happened early Monday in Grand Crossing on the South Side.

A 22-year-old man was shot in the chest about 3 a.m. in the 7700 block of South Ingleside Avenue, according to Chicago police. He went to Jackson Park Hospital on his own and was pronounced dead.

Another man was killed Sunday in Marquette Park on the Southwest Side.

Officers responding to reports of gunfire at 2:59 a.m. found the 31-year-old man unresponsive on a porch in the 6700 block of South Maplewood Avenue, police said. {snip}

A man was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting Saturday morning in Englewood on the South Side.


About an hour earlier, a 20-year-old man was shot dead in Belmont Cragin on the Northwest Side.


Two men were critically wounded early Monday amid widespread looting and property damage downtown.

A security guard was wounded in a shooting shortly before 4 a.m. in the 400 block of North Clark Street, according to Chicago Fire Department officials. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

A second man was shot about 2 a.m. near Madison and Wabash, fire officials said. He was also taken to Northwestern in critical condition.

Three teenagers were among those injured by gunfire over the weekend.

A 15-year-old girl was grazed in a shooting early Sunday in Greater Grand Crossing on the South Side.


Just over an hour before that, a 17-year-old boy was shot in Lawndale on the West Side.


Early Saturday morning, a 14-year-old boy was wounded in West Pullman on the Far South Side.


At least 29 other people have been injured by gun violence in Chicago between 5 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Monday.