39 Victims in Chicago’s Weekend Shootout: 6 Fatalities Reported
During the Labor Day weekend, Chicago witnessed a spate of shootings that resulted in six deaths and 33 injuries. Specific incidents included a critically injured teen boy shot in Englewood, a 6-year-old boy shot in a home in Washington Heights, and three men shot, one critically, in an incident in the South Austin neighborhood. In all cases, no one was immediately taken into custody and police continued to investigate the situations.
Chicago Labor Day Weekend Shootings Leave Six Dead, 33 Injured
Six people were killed and 33 wounded in shootings across Chicago over Labor Day weekend.
In the Englewood neighborhood on Sunday evening, a teenager was critically injured, police report. The unidentified teen was shot in the head near the sidewalk and transported to Comer Children’s Hospital.
Earlier, a 6-year-old boy was shot inside a home during a gathering in the Washington Heights neighborhood and taken to the same hospital in good condition, police said.
During a Saturday evening shooting in the South Austin neighborhood, three men were shot, one critically. No arrests have been made in any of the shootings.
A collision in the city’s West Side led to a fatal shooting. A man was killed in the Garfield Park neighborhood after hitting a pedestrian with his vehicle. The pedestrian then shot the driver, who was pronounced dead at Mt. Sinai Hospital.
Earlier in Englewood, a 20-year-old man was found on the sidewalk with a fatal gunshot wound to the chest.
In another incident, a woman was found dead in a homicide Saturday morning, with detectives questioning a person of interest. Additionally, a man was fatally shot Friday night in the Armour Square neighborhood.
Two teenagers were shot near Mount Carmel High School Friday night, one critically injured. No one was in custody Saturday morning, with police reviewing surveillance video.
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