Chicago Tribune, Staff report, 7:35 a.m. CDT, August 11, 2013 – Two men were killed and 14 people wounded in shootings across the city Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning, including a pair of shootings that each left one man dead and one wounded.
Two men, 54 and 26, were shot in the 2900 block of South State Street in the Dearborn Homes neighborhood about 6:15 p.m. The 54-year-old died.
Both were initially taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in critical condition. Ralph McNeal, of the 5200 block of South Indiana Avenue, was pronounced dead at 7:20 p.m.
Another two men were shot in the 1000 block of North St. Louis Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood about 10:15 p.m. An 18-year-old taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County died and the other man, 24, is in critical condition but expected to survive.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office didn’t release the name of the man who died. The other man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.
Police found close to thirty shell casings at the scene from a variety of weapons that were fired from the intersection of Augusta Boulevard and St. Louis Avenue toward where the two men were standing further north on St. Louis.
Police believe they may have shot through their own windows – thousands of shards of glass were found amidst the shell casings.
A 33-year-old man was shot near 32nd Street and Komensky Avenue in the Little Village Neighborhood about 6:43 a.m. He was shot in the chest and arm and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.
A woman whose age wasn’t available was shot in the leg in the 4400 block of West Dickens Avenue in the Hermosa Neighborhood about 5:55 a.m. She drove to Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center after realize she had been shot while driving. She’s in stable condition.
A gunman shot a 29-year-old man was shot in the wrist and grazed a 22-year-old woman in the forehead as the pair sat in a car after leaving a party about 2:45 a.m. Sunday. They were shot in the 3100 block of West Fillmore Street in the Lawndale neighborhood and drove to Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center. Both are in good condition, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
2 killed, 14 hurt in shootings across Chicago