Seven People Shot in Five Incidents Overnight in Chicago

Seven people were reported shot overnight on Chicago’s Southwest and Far South Sides with no suspects in custody.

Shooting at about 7:40 p.m. Saturday in the 2600 block of South Sawyer Avenue. Preliminary reports said a 44 year-old man was standing outside his home when two unknown male offenders approached him and demanded he hand them his chain. The man refused was shot in his left hand during a struggle. Suspects fled the scene and the victim was taken in good condition to Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Shooting at about 8:35 p.m. Saturday in the 4000 block of West 28th Street. A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg and transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital — stable condition. No further details about the shooting available.

Shooting at about 9:35 p.m. Saturday in the 11200 block of South Perry Avenue in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood, police said. A 15-year-old boy was shot in the foot and transported to Roseland Community Hospital — stable condition.

Two men shot at about 11:28 p.m. Saturday in the 900 block of West 54th Street. A 25-year-old man was shot in both legs and transported to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center — stable condition. A 24-year-old man was shot in the chest and transported to Stroger Hospital — critical condition.

Shooting reported just before 1 a.m. Sunday, when two people were shot in the 2200 block of East 100th Street. A 19-year-old man shot in the chest and transported to Advocate Trinity Hospital — stable condition. A 20-year-old was shot in his arm and transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn — stable condition.

Chicago police are investigating.