4 Killed, 9 Wounded In Shootings Wednesday

July 12, 2018 - 6:52 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Four people were killed and nine others were wounded by gun violence between about 2:30 a.m. and 11:45 p.m. Wednesday across Chicago.

The most recent fatal shooting happened at 11:44 p.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

A 28-year-old man was standing on a front porch when a minivan drove by and someone inside fired shots in the 100 block of East 120th Place, according to Chicago Police.

He was struck in the left shoulder and was taken to Christ Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said.

About a half hour earlier, another man was killed in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side.

A group of people were standing outside when someone fired shots from an alley at 11:17 p.m. in the 800 block of South Paulina, according to police.

A 29-year-old man was suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his foot, shoulder, knee and armpit. He was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

A 21-year-old man was also wounded in the shooting. He was shot in his buttocks and taken to Christ Medical Center where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Earlier in the day, a man was fatally shot in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.

The 26-year-old was shot in the chest at 2:13 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Greenwood. He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The details of the shooting weren’t immediately known, but police believe the attack was a possible drive-by shooting by someone in a white sedan, police said.

The first fatal shooting of the day happened about 12:35 p.m.in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

A man in his late 20s was found with multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene about 12:35 p.m. in the 5800 block of South Winchester Avenue, police said.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office hadn’t yet released details about any of the deaths.

The most recent non-fatal shooting left a man and two teens wounded in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

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