54 shot in latest violence over weekend in Chicago
Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 @ 14:46:21 CDT
Topic: Crime Report


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June 22, 2010

BY TINA SFONDELES Staff Reporter

A bloody weekend of gun violence spilled into Monday, leaving 10 dead and nearly 60 men, women and children wounded all around the city.

Investigators tied some of the shootings in the Gresham and Englewood neighborhoods to stepped-up in-fighting among Gangster Disciple gang members.

And some of the violence on the West Side was attributed to retaliation over the slayings of three men found shot dead early Saturday in the 2300 block of South Springfield.

But the remainder of the shootings followed no pattern and were not being tied together, leaving emergency rooms busy, investigators with scores of open cases -- and national newcasts focusing on Chicago violence.

The youngest victim was a 1-year-old girl who suffered a graze wound to her neck when shots rang out at a barbecue about 12:15 a.m. Monday on the Near West Side.

The 10 dead included a man dressed in women's clothing found dead on a sidewalk in the 7500 block of South Halsted Street, two naked men found dead near railroad tracks in the 900 block of South Holland and the three men found in and around a car on South Springfield.

Here is a rundown of the shootings, based on reports from police and the Cook County medical examiner's office:

1) 3:05 p.m. Monday: A man, 20, walking in the 6400 block of South Kimbark was shot twice from a passing car.

2) 2:40 p.m. Monday: An 18-year-old man who punched a man on a CTA bus was shot in the leg by the same man after they both got off the bus in the 6800 block of South Halsted.

3) 2:40 p.m. Monday: An 18-year-old man was shot in the thigh in the 7700 block of South Kingston Avenue.

4) 2:30 p.m. Monday: A 42-year-old man was shot while walking in the 5900 block of South Loomis Street.

5) 8:50 a.m. Monday: Two unidentified men between 16 and 20 years old were found shot dead and naked along railroad tracks in the 9000 block of South Holland.

6) 6:39 a.m. Monday: A gunman shot a man he knew in the 11300 block of South Ada Street.

7) 3 a.m. Monday: A 29-year-old man dressed as a woman was found dead by a passing motorist in the 7500 block of South Halsted.

8) 2:20 a.m. Monday: A 27-year-old man was shot in the abdomen in the 7800 block of South Constance.

9) 2:02 a.m. Monday: Darryl Dunn, 44, of West 80th Street, was shot and killed in the 7200 block of South Marshfield.

10) 1:52 a.m. Monday: Larry Johnson, 25, of Lansing, died after being shot in the abdomen in the 6400 block of South Ingleside.

11) 12:50 a.m. Monday: A gunman burst into a party in the 6400 block of North Damen, shooting one man in the arm. Another jumped out a window.

12) 12:30 a.m. Monday: A 28-year-old woman riding in a car was shot in the right side and arm in the 6000 block of South Honore Street.

13) 12:11 a.m. Monday: A 1-year-old girl and four men were shot at a barbecue in the 1300 block of West Hastings Street. The girl suffered a graze wound to the neck.

14) 11:05 a.m. Sunday: A man talking to friends was shot in the 6200 block of South Maplewood.

15) 10:28 p.m. Sunday: Two 18-year-old men were shot in the 2900 block of West 64th Street -- one in the back, one in the leg.

16) 10 p.m. Sunday: A man was shot in the leg in the 600 block of South Central.

17) 9:47 p.m. Sunday: A man visiting his child at his ex-girlfriend's home in the 200 block of North Lamon was shot in the leg by the woman's new boyfriend.

18) 8:15 p.m. Sunday: A fight broke out in the street in the 1200 block of East 78th Street and a 16-year-old girl was shot in the back.

19) 6:20 p.m. Sunday: A man was shot in the right foot in the 7400 block of South Euclid.

20) 5 p.m. Sunday: A man, 31, waiting for a CTA bus in the 5100 block of South Halsted was shot in the buttocks.

21) 3 p.m. Sunday: A quarrel over a stolen car led to the shooting of a 19-year-old in the 300 block of West 106th.

22) 1 a.m. Sunday: A man was shot in the foot in the 1600 block of North Sawyer.

23) 11:10 p.m. Saturday: Three men arguing about a woman with a group of people were shot in the 3300 block of West Huron. Durwin Hackman, 20, was killed.

24) 10:15 p.m. Saturday: A 26-year-old man, a 19-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy were shot in a parking lot in the 6200 block of Lake Shore Drive.

25) 10 p.m. Saturday: A woman in her 20s was wounded in a drive-by at Van Buren and Central.

26) 9:10 p.m. Saturday: A girl, 15, caught in the crossfire was shot in the hand in the 3400 block of West Evergreen.

27) 6:10 p.m. Saturday: Two people were shot -- one in the leg, one in the side -- in a gang-related shooting in 2700 block of West Division.

28) 6:12 p.m. Saturday: Two men, included one in his 20s, were shot in the 1100 block of North Washtenaw.

29) 6:04 p.m. Saturday: Five people were shot in the 2200 block of South Kolin Avenue.

30) 3:10 p.m. Saturday: An 18-year-old man walking in the 2300 block of South Kostner was shot in the back by someone in passing car.

31) 9:09 a.m. Saturday: A 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy standing in the 11500 block of South La Salle were shot -- the man in the arm, the boy in the leg.

32) 3 a.m. Saturday: Three men were shot and killed in the 2300 block of South Springfield. Relatives Waseen Smith, 25, and Barry Smith, 45, and Leon Smith, 28, all died from multiple gunshot wounds.

33) 12:17 a.m. Saturday: A boy, 16, sitting on a porch in the 6900 block of South Justine was shot in the knee in a drive-by.

34) 10:30 p.m. Friday: A 27-year-old walking in an alley behind the 8800 block of South Loomis was shot.

35) 9:15 p.m. Friday: Pierre York, 19, of the 8600 block of South Wood, died Sunday after being shot in the temple Friday night in the 1800 block of West 8th Street.









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