A 16-year-old boy was killed in Gage Park on Saturday afternoon, one of four people shot between about 1:30 and 9:15 p.m.
The boy was shot about 7 p.m. in the 2400 block of West 58th Street, police said. He was shot in the back and shoulder and taken from the Gage Park neighborhood to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.
The boy stepped out of a gangway and was shot by someone in a car, police said.
He was pronounced dead about 8:30 p.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital, a spokeswoman for the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. Police responded to a call of a person shot and found the boy there, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
Another boy, 15, was shot this afternoon in the Rogers Park neighborhood. He is recovering in good condition at an Evanston hospital, police said.
The 15-year-old was dropped off at North Shore University Health System in Evanston about 2:15 p.m. and told staffers he’d been shot at 1:15 p.m. at Pratt Boulevard and Clark Street, police said.
He was listed in good condition this afternoon with a gunshot wound to the shoulder area, police said. Police said he is not cooperating with investigators, who have verified he is 15 and is from Chicago.
Two of the four people shot Saturday afternoon were wounded in robberies.
A 27-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 4700 block of South Rockwell Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood about 9:15 p.m. It’s not clear what hospital he was taken to but police said he was in good condition.
About 2:30 p.m., a 22-year-old was shot during a robbery in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The man was shot in the 5000 block of West Chicago Avenue and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.