Twelve people were shot dead, five of them across Chicago.
The last killing took place shortly after 11:30 pm. In Uptown.
Chicago Police reported that a man was riding a bike on the sidewalk on 1000th Street of West Winona Street when someone started shooting at him. He was transferred to the Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Police said a weapon was recovered from the scene.
Another person was fatally shot while trying to commit a robbery less than two hours ago in Park Manor on the South Side.
The man tried to rob a gas station with a rifle at around 9:50 PM. Police said on Block 6700 of South Cottage Grove when someone shot him in the back and in the face. He was transferred to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Police said the person who fired the fatal shot has not been located.
About 15 minutes before that, another person was killed in Brighton Park on the southwest side.
The officers responded to the news of the shooting at around 9:35 p.m. The man was found unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds at 3200 Block of West 38th Place, according to police. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A white SUV was seen speeding away from the area after the shooting.
Twenty minutes ago, a man was shot dead and another wounded in South Shore.
Officers responded to the ShotSpotter alert around 9:15 PM. The couple were found inside a car that collided with a building in Building 7600 on South Jeffrey Boulevard, police said. An 18-year-old suffered multiple blows to his chest and arm and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The other man, aged 20, was injured several times in the leg and was taken to the same hospital in critical condition.
A teenage boy was shot dead about an hour and a half ago in West Garfield Park on the West Side.
A person in a passing black Nissan Altima shot the 17-year-old at around 8:05 PM. Police said he was standing outside with a group at 4400 Block on West Jackson Boulevard. The boy was hit in the neck and chest and was pronounced dead at Struger Hospital.
In a non-fatal shooting, a 16-year-old girl was injured in Avalon Park on the south side.
Medics responded to the shooting at around 3:30 pm. In 7900 South Dante Street, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesperson Larry Langford.
Police said the girl was involved in an altercation with a man who took out a pistol and fired shots in the hip. She was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center for treatment.
The latest shooting left a man injured Thursday night by a friend who was stolen from his home in the Old Town Triangle on the North Side.
Police said the 29-year-old called his friend inside his home at 1700 North Sedgwick Street. When the friend took a bag and got out, the man confronted him. Buddy took out a gun around 11:40 p.m. They shot the man twice in the foot. The shooter escaped while the man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition.
Earlier that night, another man was seriously injured in Gresham on the south side.
The 20-year-old was shot in the back around 10:15 p.m. Police said he was on a balcony at 8100 Block South Bishop Street. He was transferred to Crest Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition.
About an hour before that, two men were shot in South Shore.
Officers responded to the ShotSpotter alert around 9:15 PM. They found the couple inside a car that collided with a building in the 1600 district of East 76th Street, according to police. An 18-year-old man was hit several times in the chest and arm, while the other 20-year-old was hit in the leg several times. Both were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.
Fifteen minutes earlier, another man was shot in Wentworth Gardens on the south side.
It was on the sidewalk around 9 pm. Police said at 3,800 South Wales Street when someone shot. The 20-year-old injured a knee and fell into Al-Rahma Hospital.
Earlier that evening, another man was injured in East Garfield Park on the West Side.
The 26-year-old was outside around 7:22 pm. In the 700 block of North Sawyer Street when a person in a beige car opened fire, police said. He was hit in the chest, back and leg and was taken to Struger Hospital in critical condition.
The first shooting of the day occurred shortly after midnight in the South Shore.
Police said a 21-year-old man was shot at 12:01 am in Building 7000 on South Oglesby Street. Someone rode to him on a bike and shot him in the arm and chest after a short conversation. The man was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.
Two people were killed and ten others injured in gun violence across Chicago