CHICAGO -- After a deadly May, the shootings and homicides continue to add up on the first day of June
At least three people were shot Tuesday, two of them fatal.
Wednesday night, a person was shot and killed near 75th and Coles. A witness says he saw two cars speed by him after the shooting around 5 p.m. The witness says a 16 or 17 year old from the neighborhood was shot in the head and did not survive.
Police can only confirm a male was shot and killed at the scene.
About an hour later, a police source tells WGN a 24-year old man with gang ties was also shot in the head but survived in the 4800 block of Loomis.
Additionally, at 56th and Keeler friends gather to remember 16-year-old Victor Felix.
Just before 9 a.m. Wednesday, Felix and two friends were walking to Hancock College Prep when police say a man stopped a car and opened fire. Witnesses say Felix, a 6'4 basketball player was hit four times and died a short time later. His friends escaped.
Police say Felix had no known affiliations with gangs.
Also, around 10 p.m. Tuesday, 15-year-old Fabian Lavinder was shot and killed in a car at 89th and Exchange on the city’s Far South Side.
This past May, 66 people were killed compared to 46 in 2015. Close to 400 people were shot last month.
Starting next week, more sergeants and lieutenants will be on patrol.
So far, no one in custody and no descriptions for any of the suspects in the deadly shootings.