Three men are dead and at least another four wounded from gun violence in the city Friday night and early Saturday morning.
The most recent shooting happened about 4 a.m. in the 500 block of West Pershing Road, police said.
Two males were pronounced dead on the scene and a third male was taken in "stable" condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said. The Cook County Medical Examiner's office confirmed the fatalities Saturday morning but a spokeswoman for the office said the victims' IDs and ages were not yet known.
A man was fatally shot and another was wounded while sitting in a vehicle early Saturday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood. Two men were sitting in a parked vehicle in the 1100 block of South Mozart Street when shots were fired at 2:15 a.m., police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
Ronnie Chambers, 34, was shot in the head and died at the scene, according to police and the medical examiner's office.
A 21-year-old man was taken in "stable" condition to Mount Sinai Hospital with gunshot wounds to the left shoulder and buttocks, police said.
A 23-year-old man was shot Saturday night in the South Side Grand Boulevard neighborhood.
The man was in the 0 to 100 block of West 47th Street about 9:55 p.m. when he was shot in the leg, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said, citing preliminary information.
He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in good condition, Gaines said.
A 32-year-old man was shot in the buttocks in the Logan Square neighborhood Friday night.
The victim was shot about 9 p.m. in the 1900 block of North Spaulding Avenue, according to Gaines. Police could not yet provide further details, including the man's condition or which hospital he was taken to for treatment.