CHICAGO — At least 29 people have been shot, three fatally, in the city since Monday morning.
A 21-year-old man was killed after being shot in the city’s Englewood neighborhood around 10:45 p.m. Monday. The man was walking when someone passing in a sedan fired shots, striking him. He was transported to Stroger Hospital where he was listed in serious condition, but later died.
Around 9:30 p.m. Monday, a 28-year-old man was shot multiple times on the 5300 block of West Gladys Avenue in the city’s Austin neighborhood. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he later died. A 21-year-old man was also injured in the shooting.
An 18-year-old man was found with gunshot wounds to the head and hand inside a vehicle around 11:55 a.m. Monday in the 6500 block of South Ross Avenue in the city’s Englewood neighborhood. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Five men were shot near a playground on the 3200 block of West Congress Parkway in the city’s Fifth City neighborhood on the West Side.
Police say the men were hanging out outside at around 11 p.m. Monday when shots rang out. One man was shot multiple times and is in critical condition, the four other men are in stable condition.
Three other people were shot on the 300 block of North Pine around 9:30 p.m. Monday in the city’s Austin neighborhood.
A 43-year-old woman, a 21-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy are in stable condition.
Police say it’s unknown whether any of the shootings overnight were gang-related.