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4 Dead, 30 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Luis A. Perez was found with a gunshot wound to the head about 5:20 a.m. Sunday in the 2300 block of South Washtenaw, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

Perez, of the 2700 block of West 24th Street, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

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About 6:30 a.m., a 34-year-old woman and a man – thought to be in his 20s – were walking in the 2700 block of North Lavergne when someone got out of a car and opened fire, police said.

About 10:50 p.m., 36-year-old Courtney Jackson and another man were in a car in the 1100 block of North Springfield, when someone walked up and fired shots in their direction, police said. The shooter then ran away.

Jackson, of the 1400 block of North Lotus, was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center at 1:21 a.m. Saturday, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

Two men and a woman were sitting in a parked silver car in an alley in the 5400 block of South Ellis at 12:30 a.m. when a male walked up and fired shots, police said.

According to a security alert sent to University of Chicago students, the three victims are not affiliated with the school but ran into a campus parking garage at 55th and Ellis after the shooting. University police also responded to the shooting.

Two 16-year-old boys were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Trumbull, police said. The teens were inside a vehicle when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone fired shots, striking both teens.

A few minutes earlier, three men were shot about one mile west in the 900 block of North Karlov, police said.

About 10:10 p.m., Grand Crossing District officers on patrol near 71st Street and Paxton Avenue heard shots fired and saw a van speeding away from the area, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

The officers chased the man — identified as Jeffery Kemp — to 74th Street and Merrill Avenue and ordered him to drop the weapon, but instead he turned around and pointed it at the officers, authorities said. An officer then fired two shots, striking the man.

Kemp, of the 7400 block of South Jeffery, was dead at the scene, according to the medical examiner’s office.

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    Thugs and their sympathizers/empathizers/enablers need to move where no one gives a sh*t. As much as i hate yuppies and their superficial robotic carbon-copy sheep-like ways, i'd give them a hug before i'd hug a thug. At least they don't trash where they live.

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1 killed, 4 wounded in city shootings

A 43-year-old man was shot in the head in the 2300 block of South Washtenaw Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Further details were not immediately available.

Following the shooting police taped off a stretch of Washtenaw Avenue near 24th Street and searched a minivan parked near the corner.

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In non-fatal shootings, two people were wounded in the 2700 block of North Lavergne Avenue early Sunday in the Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The man told police he was walking in the 100 block of West 127th Street in the West Pullman neighborhood when he heard gunfire and felt pain. The 21-year-old drove himself to the hospital where his condition was stabilized, police said.

The shooting happened about 3:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of North Massasoit Avenue, said police spokeswoman Bari Lemmon.

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Police: Person Shot To Death In Little Village

The male, whose exact age was not immediately known, was found with a gunshot wound to the head about 5:20 a.m. in the 2300 block of South Washtenaw, according to preliminary information from police.

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Police: 2 Dead, 18 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

The male, whose exact age was not immediately available, was found with a gunshot wound to the head about 5:20 a.m. in the 2300 block of South Washtenaw, according to police.

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About 10:50 p.m., 36-year-old Courtney Jackson and another man were in a car in the 1100 block of North Springfield, when someone walked up and fired shots in their direction, police said. The shooter then ran away.

Jackson,of the 1400 block of North Lotus, was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center at 1:21 a.m. Saturday, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

The shooting happened about 6:35 a.m. in the 5000 block of West Diversey, according to preliminary information from police.

The 24-year-old man was shot in the shoulder about 3:45 p.m. during an argument with another man in the 1400 block of North Massasoit, police said.

About 10:10 p.m., Grand Crossing District officers on patrol near 71st Street and Paxton Avenue heard shots fired and saw a van speeding away from the area, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

The officers chased the man — identified as Jeffery Kemp — to 74th Street and Merrill Avenue and ordered him to drop the weapon, but instead he turned around and pointed it at the officers, authorities said. An officer then fired two shots, striking the man.

Kemp, of the 7400 block of South Jeffery, was dead at the scene, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Apr 19

1 killed, 4 wounded in city shootings

A 43-year-old man was shot in his head in the 2300 block of South Washtenaw Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Further details were not immediately available.

Following the shooting police taped off a stretch of Washtenaw Avenue near 24th Street and investigated a minivan parked near the corner.

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In non-fatal shootings, two people were wounded in the 2700 block of North Lavergne Avenue early Sunday in the Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The man told police he was walking in the 100 block of West 127th Street in the West Pullman neighborhood when he heard gunfire and felt pain. The 21-year-old drove himself to Roseland Hospital where his condition was stabilized, police said.

The shooting happened about 3:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of North Massasoit Avenue, said Chicago Police Department spokeswoman Bari Lemmon.

Apr 19

1 killed, 2 wounded in city shootings

A 43-year-old man was shot in his head in the 2300 block of South Washtenaw Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Further details were not immediately available.

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The man told police he was walking in the 100 block of West 127th Street in the West Pullman neighborhood when he heard gunfire and felt pain. The 21-year-old drove himself to Roseland Hospital where his condition was stabilized, police said.

The shooting happened about 3:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of North Massasoit Avenue, said Chicago Police Department spokeswoman Bari Lemmon.

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