Chicago was hit by gunshots on Tuesday, leaving one person dead and five more injured.
Around 4:05 pm, a 30-year-old man was shot and killed in Roseland’s 11300 block of South Michigan Avenue. According to the Cook County medical examiner’s office and Chicago police, the guy was transferred to Christ Medical Center, where he passed away at about 4:45 p.m.
A 29-year-old male was gravely hurt while in a car in the 8800 block of South Princeton Avenue about four miles north in West Chatham, according to police. After receiving facial injuries, he was sent to the University of Chicago Medical Center.
About 30 minutes ago, a man was badly hurt on the West Side. The man, whose age is unknown, was shot in the back, abdomen, and arm around 6:50 p.m., according to police, while he was in the 4000 block of West Madison Street. He was transported to Stroger Hospital.
On Tuesday morning in Chicago Lawn on the South Side, a man was shot in the drive-by. Around 10:15 a.m., the 21-year-old was strolling in the 2400 block of West 71st Street when gunfire was fired by a passenger in a dark vehicle, according to police. The man had been shot in the thigh and was brought to Christ Medical Center.
Tuesday’s shootings in Chicago resulted in at least two further casualties. Police reported that a 51-year-old woman and a 23-year-old guy were both hospitalised and in fair condition.