Police: 8 killed, 33 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings | abc7chicago.com

CHICAGO — Eight people were killed and at least 33 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning, according to Chicago police.

The weekend’s latest homicide happened about 2:15 a.m. Monday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said.Police responded to a call of a person shot and found a man lying in a lot in the 3900-block of West Monroe. The man, whose exact age was not known, was shot in the legs, neck and abdomen and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office did not immediately confirm the fatality. Area North detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.Just after 8 p.m. Sunday, a shooting turned fatal at a vigil for a man who was slain on the same Brainerd neighborhood block a day earlier on the South Side.An 18-year-old woman was among three people shot in the 8900-block of South Justine, police said. The group was standing outside at the vigil when a grey minivan drove toward them and two people got out and began shooting. They shooters then got back inside the van and drove away. The woman was shot in the head and pronounced dead at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, police said. The medical examiner’s office did not immediately confirm the death. Two boys – 16 and 17 – were also wounded in the shooting and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, authorities said. The 17-year-old was shot in the right arm and was in critical condition. The younger man was shot in the buttocks and his condition had stabilized.
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