WLS-TV in Chicago reports At least 30 people were shot. Two fatally, in holiday weekend shootings across Chicago, according to police.
Altercation: Between Men Leads to Shooting
According to Chicago police, a man fatally shot during a downtown brawl early Sunday morning. The shooting happened around 1:36 a.m. According to police in the Loop. A physical altercation occurred between two men in the 400 block of South Wells Street outside a popular venue. Shots were fired, killing a man in his forties in the chest.
According to police, the victim was taken to Northwestern Hospital and pronounced dead. Officers took the alleged shooter, identified as 24, into custody. Transported him to Rush Hospital for minor injuries, according to CPD.
According to the venue’s owner, the suspect and victim were security guards for an outside company. The shooting resulted from a fight.
Devontrell Turnipseed, 23, charged with first-degree murder. In connection with the Wells Street shooting on Monday evening, according to CPD.
Turnipseed scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.
In addition, CPD Superintendent David Brown will hold a press conference Tuesday morning to discuss crime in Chicago.
Brown, who recently touted a decrease in crime rates, will speak about recent public safety efforts at CPD headquarters at 11:30 a.m.
A teen boy shot early Sunday morning on the North Side around the same time, according to Chicago police. The shooting occurred around 1:40 a.m. in the 4300 block of North Ashland Avenue in the South East Ravenswood neighborhood. according to the police, an unknown person shot a 14-year-old boy in the knee outside.
According to police, the boy transported to Lurie Children’s Hospital in good condition. The victim could not provide additional information about the incident, and no one was in custody. Area Three detectives are looking into it.
Continuous Incidents: Police Reports
A body discovered and shot to death in East Garfield Park on Saturday. Officers found the male unresponsive on the sidewalk in the 300 block of South Springfield Avenue around 7:50 a.m., according to Chicago police. He had more than 15 gunshot wounds to his body. While taken to Mount Sinai. According to the police hospital, he pronounced dead at the scene. Local cops were investigating.
A 16-year-old boy is shot on the sidewalk in the Gresham neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side hours later. According to Chicago police, the teen shot in the stomach by an unknown person around 3:20 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Green Street. In fair condition, The injured individual transported to the University of Chicago Hospital.
On Sunday morning, a stray bullet struck a man in a Humboldt Park apartment on the West Side. The man, 40, is in his apartment in the 4200 block of West Kamerling Avenue around 10:10 a.m. Although he struck in the body by a stray bullet, according to Chicago police. He taken to Stroger Hospital. Then listed in good condition, according to police. There is no one in custody.
An early-morning shooting on the South Side of the city left a teenage boy seriously hurt, according to Chicago police. The shooting occurred around 2:28 a.m. in the 7800 block of South State Street in the Chatham neighborhood, according to police. A 15-year-old boy stood on the sidewalk when a male offender approached him on foot and snatched his wallet.
The injured person drove to Holy Cross Hospital before transferred to Advocate Christ. He is in critical condition, suffering from multiple injuries and gunshot wounds. No one is in custody, and Area Four detectives are looking into it. The police did not provide any additional information about the shooting.
Last weekend, 34 people shot fatally, five of whom died due to weekend gun violence.