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Weekend gun toll in Chicago: 40 wounded, 5 killed, including boy, 13

• A 23-year-old man was shot and killed when a passenger jumped out of a black sedan and opened fire in the 4500 block of South Hermitage Avenue, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The man was identified as Jose Rios, 23, of the 4300 block of South Paulina Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was pronounced dead at 6:59 a.m. at Mount Sinai, according to the office.

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Demureye Macon was gunned down in the 6600 block of South Talman Avenue around 8:35 p.m. Sunday, according to Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro. 

• A 24-year-old man was shot to death and two people were wounded in the 8500 block of Escanaba Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood at 11 p.m. Sunday, Alfaro said.

• A fourth homicide took place in Englewood on Friday night. The victim was among  three people were shot about 10:15 p.m. in an alley behind the 5700 block of South Aberdeen Street. , police said.

Malachi Baldwin, 27, of the 5600 block of South Elizabeth Street, was shot in the head and died on the scene, police said.  A 25-year...

• A fifth person was killed after a gunman opened fire in a West Englewood barbershop Friday afternoon, hitting three people. The shooting happened around 2 p.m. in the 1900 block of West 59th Street, an official said.

...Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and was identified as Deandre Ellis of the 5700 block of South Laflin Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office...

• A 30-year-old man was shot in the 7300 block of South Ridgeland Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood around 12:20 a.m. Monday, Alfaro said.

• About 20 minutes earlier, around midnight, a 34-year-old man was shot in the 5300 block of South Kedzie Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood, Alfaro said.

• An 18-year-old man was in serious condition after being shot in the 3200 block of North Long Avenue in the Cragin neighborhood around 10:45 p.m. Sunday, Alfaro said.

He stopped a few blocks away in the 5600 block of West Belmont Avenue, where the ambulance was called. He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he is listed in serious condition, Alfaro said. No one is in custody as result of the incident.

• Around 10:10 p.m., a 22-year-old man was seriously wounded in a shooting in the 3500 block of West Huron Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, Alfaro said.

• Around 10 p.m., a 16-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man were wounded in a gang-related shooting in the 600 block of East 38th Place in the Ida B. Wells neighborhood, Alfaro said.

• Around 9:30 p.m., an 18-year-old man was wounded in the leg in the 2100 block of West 68th Place in the West Englewood neighborhood.

• Around 6:15 p.m. a 33-year-old man was shot in the foot in the 4400 block of South Prairie Avenue in the Bronzeville neighborhood, police said, citing preliminary information.

• In a separate attack that police said was gang-related, a 20-year-old man was shot in the shoulder in the 3200 block of East 91st Street about 12:30 p.m. in the South Chicago neighborhood, police said.

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Five Killed, 43 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

Jose Rios was walking with another person about 6:15 a.m. in the 4500 block of South Hermitage when a dark-colored van pulled up and someone got out of the passenger side and opened fire, authorities said.

Rios, of the 4300 block of South Paulina, was shot multiple times and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 6:59 a.m., authorities said.

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Officers responding to a call of a person shot in the 6600 block of South Talman found the 13-year-old lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the torso, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Three people–ages 18, 24 and 35–were outside in the 8500 block of South Escanaba when a light-colored vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, police said.

The three men — ages 25, 27 and 63 — were outside in the 5700 block of South Aberdeen when two people walked out of a gangway and opened fire, police said.

The 27-year-old, later identified as Malachi Baldwin, was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene at 10:41 p.m., authorities said. Baldwin lived in the 5600 block of South Elizabeth.

A group of people entered a business in the 1900 block of West 59th about 2 p.m. and someone opened fire, police said. Suitable Barber and Beauty Shop is listed at 1959 W. 59th St.

A group of people entered a business in the 1900 block of West 59th about 2 p.m. and someone opened fire, police said. Suitable Barber and Beauty Shop is listed at 1959 W. 59th St.

Deandre Ellis, 22, of the 5700 block of South Laflin, was shot in the chest and taken to Christ Medical Center, where he died at 3 p.m., authorities said.

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Man Killed In Back Of The Yards Shooting

The 23-year-old was walking with another person about 6:15 a.m. in the 4500 block of South Hermitage when a dark-colored van pulled up and someone got out of the passenger side and opened fire, police said.

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Series of Shootings Plague Englewood, South Side Since Friday

• A  23-year-old man was shot in the chest at 45th Street and Hermitage Avenue at 6:15 a.m. Saturday, according to Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago Police spokeswoman. 

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Around 4:30 a.m., the man was in the 3700 block of South Wentworth Avenue when someone shot him in his right foot and his buttocks, Sedevic said.

He was walking in the 5600 block of South Michigan Avenue when someone opened fire from a dark-colored car, grazing him in his ankle, Sedevic said. 

The men, ages 25 and 31, were on a porch in the 7000 block of South Wolcott Avenue when someone walked up and fired shots, striking the 25-year-old in his leg and the 31-year-old in his face, Sedevic said.

• About a half an hour earlier, a man, 27, was standing outside in the 6900 block of South Throop Avenue in Englewood when someone walked up and opened fire, Sedevic said.

Someone getting out of a light-colored van in the 700 block of East 38th Place fired shots at a man, 21, striking him several times in his hip, leg and his buttocks, Sedevic said. 

• Earlier at 6:09 p.m., someone shot a man, 34, in the 10800 block of South Calhoun Avenue in South Deering, according to police.

Someone walked towards the man in the 6200 block of South Langley Avenue and opened fire, striking him in his leg and his foot, Sedevic said.

• About an hour earlier, a 30-year-old man was shot in the 5900 block of South Morgan Street in Englewood, according to Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.

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15 shot across South Side - 9 in Englewood

A 23-year-old man was critically wounded in the Back of the Yards neighborhood about 6:15 a.m. Police said someone shot him in the 4500 block of South Hermitage Avenue. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.

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The shooting took place around 2 p.m. in the 1900 block of West 59th Street, an official said. The trio was among at least four people shot this afternoon in the Englewood community.

...Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. He was identified as Deandre Ellis of the 5700 block of South Laflin Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office...

A man who lives in 5900 block of South Damen said the barbershop is a "family place" that has four male barbers and one female beautician.

A 30-year-old man was shot about 5 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Morgan Street, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney.

A 23-year-old man was wounded in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood, in the 3700 block of South Wentworth Avenue, about 4:30 a.m. He was taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center with wounds to his buttocks and leg and is in stable condition, police said.

Someone shot a 27-year-old man in the 5600 block of South Michigan Avenue about 3:10 a.m. He's in stable condition at the University of Chicago...

...in West Englewood about 2:40 a.m. They were on a porch in the 7000 block of South Wolcott Avenue when someone opened fire, hitting a 25-year-old in the leg and a 31...

About 25 minutes earlier in the 6900 block of South Throop Street in the Englewood neighborhood, a 27-year-old was shot in the abdomen and hip. He was outside when someone on foot shot at him, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition.

A 21-year-old man was shot in the hip, leg and buttocks in the Ida B. Wells and Darrow Homes neighborhood about 10:45 p.m. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in stable condition, police said. The shooting happened in the 700 block of East 38th Place.

...27-year-old was shot in the head and died in an alley behind the 5700 block of South Aberdeen Street and two others, 63 and 25. The man who died as identified as Malachi Baldwin...

...others, 63 and 25. The man who died as identified as Malachi Baldwin of the 5600 block of South Elizabeth Street, according to the medical examiner's office...

About 6:09 p.m. in the South Deering neighborhood, a 34-year-old man was shot in the ankle in the 10800 block of South Calhoun Avenue, Sweeney said. The man was taken to Christ Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

In the West Woodlawn neighborhood just a minute earlier, police were called to the scene of a shooting in the 6200 block of South Langley Avenue, Sweeney said. A 19-year-old man was shot in the foot and taken to St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, where his condition was stabilized.

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