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Food delivery driver shot, injured on Northwest Side

Police are searching for a gunman who shot a food delivery driver late Sunday night in the 3200 block of North Long in the Cragin neighborhood.

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Police Step Up Patrols After Delivery Man Shot in Shoulder

PORTAGE PARK — Police stepped up patrols near Belmont and Central avenues in Portage Park Monday after an 18-year-old college student delivering subs was shot Sunday night after being confronted by several gang members, authorities said.

The man was shot after completing a delivery in the 3200 block of North Long Avenue around 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Jefferson Park Police Cmdr. Roger Bay wrote Monday in an email to Portage Park officials.

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When the delivery man for Best Subs, 5758 W. Belmont Ave., returned to his car, he was confronted by a group of suspected gang members, one of whom punched him. The man was shot as he drove away, Bay wrote.

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Four Fatally Shot, 3 Fatally Stabbed, 38 Wounded Over the Weekend Citywide

...Around 10:45 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the 3200 block of North Long Avenue in Cragin. The man was in a parked car when several men approached on foot...

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The most recent non-fatal shooting occurred about 20 minutes after midnight in South Shore. A 30-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 7300 block of South Ridgeland Avenue when he was shot in his lower back. He was taken to Northwestern Hospital in stable condition, Estrada said.

• A 34-year-old man was shot in Gage Park around midnight. The man was in a van in the 5300 block of South Kedzie Avenue, when a man approached and opened fire. The 34-year-old man was struck in his groin and listed in stable condition at Mount Sinai Hospital, Estrada said.

...and began shouting gang slogans before opening fire. The man drove the car to the 6600 block of West Belmont Avenue and called police. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical center, where he was listed...

...man was shot in his back as he sat in a parked vehicle in the 3500 block of West Huron Street in East Garfield Park. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition...

...around 10 p.m. near the Bronzeville neighborhood. The two teens were walking in the 600 block of East 38th Place when someone opened fire from a light-colored van. A 16-year-old boy was...

• Around 6:15 p.m., a 33-year-old man was shot in a gang-related shooting in the 4400 block of King Drive in Bronzeville. He was taken to Mercy Hospital, where his condition stabilized, Estrada said.

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

• 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.

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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 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.

• 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.

• 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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Two dead, 11 wounded in city shootings since Sunday

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., Alfaro said.

He stopped a few blocks away in the 5600 block of West Belmont Avenue, where the ambulance was called to. 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.

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A 13-year-old boy was killed in the 6600 block of South Talman Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood around 8:35 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.

Almost three hours later, a 24-year-old man was shot to death and two people were injured in a shooting in the 8500 block of Escanaba Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood at 11 p.m., Alfaro said.

In the latest shooting, 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., Alfaro said.

Around midnight, a 34-year-old man was shot in the 5300 block of South Kedzie Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood, Alfaro said.

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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