CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 18 people had been shot in Chicago this weekend as of Saturday afternoon, and three of them had been killed.
At least two of the surviving victims were under 18.
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The first homicide of the weekend happened at 5:15 p.m. Friday in the 5100 block of West Fullerton Avenue in Belmont Cragin. An 18-year-old man was in the middle of the street when someone went by in a vehicle and shot him.
The victim was shot in the leg, chest, and back and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified as Nikko Mercado.
One person was killed and two others were injured in a shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway Friday evening. At 8:34 p.m., Illinois State Police were notified of three walk-in victims of a shooting on the eastbound Eisenhower near Damen Avenue. All were at Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where one died and the other two suffered non-life-threatening injuries, state police said.
Traffic on the eastbound Eisenhower was redirected onto Western Avenue during the investigation. All lanes were reopened at 1 a.m.
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At 12:40 p.m., a 59-year-old man was driving in the 1200 block of North Pulaski Road, near Division Street in West Humboldt Park, when someone from another vehicle shot him, police said.
The victim was shot multiple times in the upper back and right arm. He was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital.
At 7:10 p.m. Friday, a 14-year-old girl was shot in the right shoulder and wrist in the 3000 block of South State Street in Bronzeville. The victim was walking down the street when she got into a quarrel and someone shot her. She was taken to the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition.
A 15-year-old boy was shot and wounded at 4:38 p.m. Saturday in the 1400 block of East 89th Street in Calumet Heights, near Mary E. McDowell Elementary School. He was sitting in a park when someone in a gray Chrysler drove by and shot him. The boy was taken to the U of C’s Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition with gunshot wounds to the right arm, thigh, and hip.
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In other incidents since 5 p.m. Friday:
- At 5:30 p.m. Friday, a 35-year-old man was shot in the head and chest in the 6300 block of South Honore Street in West Englewood and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition. He had been hanging out on the front porch when some people came up and shot him.
- At 6:50 p.m. Friday, a 40-year-old – police did not specify the gender – was shot in the upper right leg in the 500 block of West 61st Street in Englewood. The victim was walking down the street when a dark-colored sport-utility vehicle went by and someone fired shots. The victim was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.
- At 10:57 p.m. Friday, a 42-year-old man was walking through Marquette Park in the 2900 block of west Marquette Road, when another man came up, took out a gun, and told him to turn over everything in his pockets. The victim refused and reached for the gun, and the gunman shot him and ran off. The victim was shot once in the hand and was taken to OSF Little Company of Mary Medical Center in good condition.
- At 11:28 p.m. Friday, two men – ages 34 and 42 – were headed south in a vehicle in the 3600 block of South California Avenue in Brighton Park when they heard several shots and felt pain. They self-transported to Mount Sinai Hospital, where the younger man was shot once each below the eye and in the arm and was in critical condition, while the older man was shot once in the leg and was stabilized.
- At 2:46 a.m. Saturday, a 19-year-old man was in his car at a stop sign in the 2400 block of South Trumbull Avenue in Little Village when he heard several shots and felt pain. He was shot once in the shoulder and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. He was uncooperative with further details.
- At 2:56 a.m. Saturday, a 21-year-old woman was standing outside in the 4500 block of South Wood Street in Back of the Yards when she heard shots and felt pain. She unable to provide further details.
- At 8:29 a.m. Saturday, a 28-year-old man was shot multiple times in the back in the 900 block of North Harding Avenue in Humboldt Park. He was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in critical condition.
- At 2:02 p.m. Saturday, a 20-year-old man was hanging outside on a porch in the 3500 block of West Fifth Avenue in Fifth City when a dark-colored sport-utility vehicle went by and someone inside shot him. He was shot in the left thigh and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.
- At 8:15 p.m. Saturday, a 26-year-old man was shot in the torso in the 800 block of East 54th Street on the western edge of Hyde Park. Police said he was on the sidewalk when a white vehicle pulled up and someone inside shot him. The victim was taken a short distance to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.
- At 9:07 p.m. Saturday, a 34-year-old woman was driving alone west in the 1300 block of West 71st Street in Englewood when she heard shots and felt pain. She said she did not see a shooter or know where the shots came from. The woman drove to a gas station at 71st Street and Ashland Avenue, where the Fire Department took her to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition with a gunshot wound to the hip.