At least 40 shot across city over weekend
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At least 40 people were shot over the weekend across Chicago
, with eight of them slain, according to police logs.
The toll covers a period from 8:43 p.m. Friday--after violent storms hit the city--to 6:39 this morning.
On Sunday, Chicago
Police Superintendent Jody Weis acknowledged a high number shootings over the weekend and attributed more than half of them to the work of gangs.
The total from overnight Sunday into this morning was at least 18, including a 1-year-old girl who suffered a graze wound and a 44-year-old man who was shot in the head and killed.
That girl and four men were struck by gunfire on the Near West Side
about 12:11 a.m. in the 1300 block of West Hastings Street, police said.
The girl was standing outside with her father and the other men when someone opened fire in their direction, police said.
The girl's graze wound was to her ear. She was driven in a minivan to the University of Illinois Medical Center where she was treated and released, police said.
The four men, including the girl's father, were taken to Stroger Hospital for treatment. A 34-year-old was listed in critical condition with a wound to his abdomen. A 30-year-old was in good condition with wounds to his face and abdomen. Another 30-year-old was shot in his right arm and leg and a 33-year-old was shot in the left arm. The latter two were listed in stable condition at the hospital, police said.
The last reported shooting was a man shot in the head at 6:39 a.m. in the 11300 block of South Ada Street in the Roseland
neighborhood. He was in critical condition at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Police said they were looking for a particular individual.
• A man was shot in the chest at 75th and Halsted streets at 2:45 a.m. Credale Woulard, 28, of the 7700 block of South Ada Street, was pronounced dead an hour later at Stroger Hospital, according to a spokeswoman for the Cook County medical examiner's office.
• A 44-year-old man was found slain about 2:02 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his head in the 7200 block of South Marshfield Avenue in the West Englewood
neighborhood, police said. The man was identified as Darryl Dunn of the 3600 block 80th Street, according to a spokeswoman for the Cook County medical examiner's office.
• A 31-year-old man was shot about 5 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Halsted Street in the Back of the Yards
Preliminary reports said he was waiting for a CTA bus when he heard shots and felt pain in his buttocks. He was taken to Stroger in fair condition, police said.
• About 6:20 p.m., a male victim was shot in his right foot in the 7400 block of South Euclid Avenue in the South Shore
neighborhood. He was taken in good condition to South Shore
Hospital. His age was not available, police said.
•A 16-year-old girl was in critical condition at Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to her back from a 9:16 p.m. shooting in the 1200 block of East 78th Street in the Grand Crossing neighborhood. A male assailant pulled a gun and opened fire, police said.
• A 24-year-old was struck by gunfire about 9:47 p.m. in the 200 block of North Lamon Avenue in the city's South Austin
Police said he was shot during an argument with his male assailant, and was taken in good condition to Mt. Sinai Hospital with a wound to his right leg.
• About 15 minutes later in the same neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was shot while sitting in a vehicle in the 600 block of South Central Avenue, police said. He suffered a wound to his leg and was taken in stable condition to Loretto Hospital.
• In the Marquette Park neighborhood about 10:28 p.m., two men were shot in the 2900 block of West 64th Street, police said.
An 18-year-old man was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with a gunshot wound to his back. Another 18-year-old suffered wounds to his right leg and foot. He was in good condition at Mt. Sinai Hospital, police said.
Preliminary reports said both victims were standing outside when shots were fired in their direction.
• About 30 minutes later in the Chicago
Lawn neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was shot in the wrist while was talking to friends in the 6200 block of South Maplewood Avenue, police said. He was taken in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital.
• About 12:30 a.m., a 28-year-old woman was shot in the 6000 block of South Honore Street in West Englewood
. She was in serious condition with wounds to her right side and arm at Christ Medical Center. She was a passenger in a vehicle stopped in traffic.
• About 1 a.m., in the West Rogers Park
neighborhood on the North Side
, a man was shot in the arm in the 6400 block of North Damen Avenue. He was taken in good condition to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston
• About 1:52 a.m., in the Woodlawn
neighborhood on the South Side
, a 25-year-old Lansing man was shot in his abdomen and left arm in the 6400 block of South Ingleside Avenue. The man was identified as Larry Johnson of the 14000 block of South Park Avenue, according to a spokeswoman for the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was pronounced dead at 3:36 a.m. at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
• About 2:20 a.m. in the 7800 block of South Constance Avenue in the South Shore
neighborhood, a person was shot in the abdomen and was taken to Christ hospital. There was no information available about that victim's age, gender or condition, police said.
Pierre York, of the 8600 block of South Wood Street, was pronounced dead at 10:07 p.m. Sunday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. after being shot on Friday. York and a friend were walking in the 1800 block of West 87th Street about 9:20 p.m. Friday when a third person approached and began to argue with victim.
No one is in custody for any of the shootings.