A mass shooting in Wicker Park early that left one person dead and four others wounded Sunday morning was among 31 shooting incidents over the holiday weekend, according to the Chicago Police Department.
Crime statistics released Tuesday by the CPD show 40 people were shot, including four fatally, in Chicago between Friday evening and 11:59 p.m. Monday.
That included a drive-by shooting in the 1500 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, where a 32-year-old man was killed. According to police, the occupant of a dark-colored vehicle opened fire at around 3:42 a.m. Sunday. The man was struck in the chest and was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.
Also wounded in that shooting was a 30-year-old man struck in the leg, a 22-year-old woman struck in the leg, a 25-year-old woman struck in the back and another 25-year-old woman struck in the leg. Those victims were all expected to survive their injuries.
On Saturday night, a 45-year-old man was fatally shot in the 2800 block of South Kildare. Police said he was walking in that area at around 7:17 p.m. when two people got out of a vehicle and began shooting at him. He was struck in the torso and transported to Mount Sinai Medical Center where he later died.
At around 12:41 a.m. Sunday, a 33-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting in the 700 block of North Leamington. He was struck in the arm and torso and died hours later at Stroger Hospital.
A man was also found dead just after 11 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of West 102nd Street. Officers responding to a ShotSpotter alert found him lying unresponsive in an alley with gunshot wounds to the arm and stomach. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.
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