Four people are killed and 12 injured in a series of shootings across Chicago

At least four people were killed and dozens more injured after a series of shootings in Chicago this weekend.

Among the victims were two men who were fatally shot in their vehicles about three miles from the south side of town, police said.

Police have confirmed that two people have died after a series of shootings in Chicago


Police have confirmed that two people have died after a series of shootings in ChicagoPhoto credit: Getty

A 38-year-old man was driving westbound in Washington Heights at 10:40 p.m. Friday when a man opened up gunfire from across the street.

Chicago police say the driver was shot multiple times and taken to the hospital, where he later died.

About 30 minutes later, a 62-year-old man was fatally shot when his vehicle stopped at a stop sign on the 500 block of West 71st Street.

Police said he was shot in the head before also dying in hospital.

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Tragically, the violence continued into Saturday when a man as young as 19 was found dead in North Lawndale.

Police say the teenager sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Later that morning, another victim was reported in Burnside, south of the city.

One man was killed and another injured after they were approached by a suspected gunman at Block 9400 of South St. Lawrence Avenue at 6:05 a.m.

A 28-year-old man was fatally shot in the arm while another man was left with abrasions on the left side of his head.

To date, no arrests have been made in relation to any of the fatal incidents.

Elsewhere, several victims, including a teenage girl, were injured after a separate shooting at East Garfield Park around 9 p.m. Saturday.

A 17-year-old, a 20-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man were at the 3300 block of West Harrison Street when someone fired shots in a black car, police say.

The teenager was hit in the leg and is in critical condition in hospital.

It came when another teenager was shot dead in a vehicle in the early hours of Saturday morning in the north of the city.

The 19-year-old was injured in the back by a ricochet.

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At least four other people have been injured by gunfire in the city since 5 p.m. Friday, according to the Chicago Police Department.

They have urged anyone with information about any of the incidents to get in touch with them. Four people are killed and 12 injured in a series of shootings across Chicago


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