CHICAGO — Chicago street violence is accelerating as we begin the month of November.
Two men were killed and 11 others were injured in shootings since Tuesday morning, including five people who were shot in just a 75-minute period on the city’s South Side, according to police.
Police say there were three separate attacks between 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Tuesday.
According to police, a 30-year-old man was shot in the chest and a 27-year-old man was shot in the back in the 1800 block of West 58th Street around 10:45 a.m. The 30-year-old was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.
Around 10:40 a.m., a 39-year-old man was shot in his right leg in the 600 block of West 107th Street. He is in fair condition at Roseland Community Hospital.
Around 9:30 a.m., two men, ages 35 and 36, were shot in the 8600 block of South Morgan Street. The 35-year-old man was shot in the back and foot and is in serious condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center. The 36-year-old man was shot in the thigh and ankle and is fair condition at the same hospital.