Nearly 50 people were shot, including five fatally, in 38 separate shooting incidents between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday, according to the Chicago Police Department.
Three of the deaths occurred within a 30-minute time frame early Sunday, according to police.
A 27-year-old man was found lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the face at around 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of North Lawndale Avenue. He was initially reported in critical condition, but was later pronounced dead, according to police.
At 2:32 a.m., two people stood outside a gathering in the 4800 block of South Justine Street when they were both shot by an unknown offender. A 26-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to the leg and refused medical treatment, but a 42-year-old man shot in the chest and back was pronounced dead.
A 30-year-old man was walking in the 200 block of West 71st Street at approximately 2:50 a.m. Sunday when he was shot in the chest, shoulder and arm by an unknown offender who opened fire from inside a black Nissan SUV, according to police. He was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Police said the shooting occurred after a verbal altercation.
On Saturday, a 27-year-old man was fatally shot as he was driving in the 900 block of West 59th Street. According to police, he was shot by an occupant of a black sedan. The victim crashed his car into two other parked vehicles and was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
At just after 5 p.m. Sunday, a 28-year-old man sitting inside of his vehicle in the 2700 block of South Pulaski Road was shot by an unknown suspect. He was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, and later pronounced dead.
Over the weekend, officers recovered 179 guns, bringing the year-to-date total to 8,227. According to Chicago Police Department data, 2,918 people have so far been shot in 2021, including 520 who were killed.