A man was found shot to death in an alley in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side this morning , making him the third person slain since last night in shootings that left 17 others wounded citywide.
Police responded to a call of shots fired at 7:29 a.m. and found the unidentified man in an alley in the 6200 block of South Rhodes Avenue with multiple gunshot wounds, including one to the head, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Robert Perez.
The unidentified man, believed to be in his 30s, was dead on the scene, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office, who said he suffered multiple gunshot wounds.
Perez said no one is in custody and a homicide investigation is underway.
One man died and three others were wounded by gunfire about 10:50 p.m. on the 7900 block of South Paulina Street, also in the Gresham neighborhood, police said.
Police said the attack left a 21-year-old man shot in the abdomen and in serious condition at John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County. Another 21-year-old man was shot in the right arm and a 32-year-old woman was shot in the ankle; both were in "stable" condition at Holy Cross Hospital, police said.
Three males emerged from a light-colored sedan and started shooting at the group, police said. The three men in the group are all affiliated with a local gang, police said, but it's unclear if that's why they were targeted. Police are not sure if the woman is affiliated with a gang.
A 24-year-old man identified by the medical examiner's office as Felix Lares was shot dead in the Little Village neighborhood about 8:50 p.m., police said. Lares was shot in the head and chest by a male who had exited a light-colored pickup truck on the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue and opened fire, police said. The shooting appears gang-related but police didn't say what gave them that impression.
Lares, of the 3000 block of South Trumbull Avenue, was pronounced dead on the scene at 9:41 p.m., according to the medical examiner's office.
Other shootings across the city left 17 wounded.A 30-year-old man was shot in the right thigh in the 300 block of South Kilpatrick Avenue in the West Garfield Parkneighborhood about 1:30 a.m. by a male gunman who came up to the victim on foot while he was standing on a sidewalk, police said. The 30-year-old was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition, police said.
A 26-year-old man was shot in the leg by a male on foot about 1 a.m. while walking on the 3600 block of West Chicago Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. A friend drove the victim to Norwegian American Hospital, where he's in stable condition, police said.
Three men were shot about 12:30 a.m. on the 6800 block of South Claremont Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood, police said. A 22-year-old man was shot in the right side of his abdomen, a 21-year-old man was shot in the left leg, and an 18-year-old man was shot in his right buttocks. The three were standing on a sidewalk when someone shot at them from a nearby gangway. Police said the shooting may be gang-related.
The 21 and 18-year-olds are both at Advocate Christ Medical Center, and the third man is at Holy Cross Hospital, police said. Their specific conditions were not known, but police said they had all stabilized.
A man, 22, was shot about 12:25 a.m. on the 3300 block of West Washington Boulevard in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. He was walking down the street when someone shot him in the knee. An acquaintance dropped him off at Rush University Medical Center but he was transferred to Stroger Hospital, police said.
A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg about 12:20 a.m. near the corner of LeMoyne Street and Maplewood Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. Someone shot at the man from inside a nearby vehicle. He was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in stable condition, police said. The shooting may be gang-related.
About 12:10 a.m., a 22-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his right thigh and a 21-year-old man was shot in the right calf, police said. The two were on the 8200 block of South Richmond Avenue in the Wrightwood neighborhood when they were shot and ended up at Little Company of Mary Hospital. It's not clear how they got there. Police said both were treated and released.
The two victims said they were shot on Richmond but police weren't able to find a crime scene and didn't get any reports of gunfire from residents in the area.
A man was found shot in an alley on the 3500 block of West 83rd Street in the Ashburn neighborhood about midnight, police said. His age wasn't available but he was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center, police said. He was in surgery as of about 2 a.m.
An 18-year-old woman was shot about 11:30 p.m. Friday on the 6400 block of South Talman Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police said. She was walking down the street when someone in a passing light-colored sedan opened fire, hitting her in the left thigh, police said. She's in stable condition at Holy Cross Hospital, police said.
A 16-year-old boy walking with friends was shot on the 7900 block of South Avalon Avenue in the Avalon Park neighborhood about 10:35 p.m., police said. He was shot in the shoulder and is in good condition at Jackson Park Hospital. His shooter approached on foot and opened fire, police said.
About 9 p.m., two people standing in a strip mall in the 5000 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue in the Bronzeville neighborhood were shot. A 47-year-old woman was grazed on the shin and was treated by Chicago paramedics at the scene. A 15-year-old boy was shot in the left bicep and suffered a graze wound on his left forearm, police said. He was taken to Comer Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago in good condition, police said.
No one is in custody in any of the shootings, police said, and Area North, Central and South detectives are investigating.