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3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings Wednesday

The 38-year-old woman was in the 100 block of East Garfield about 3:30 a.m. when two people walked up, announced a robbery and opened fire, police said.

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Both men, 20, were shot in the 2100 block of East 79th Street at 2:19 p.m., police said.

Police responding to reports of a person shot in the 5900 block of South Fairfield about 1:15 a.m. found Jose R. Hernandez Jr., 17, lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head, police and the medical examiner's office said.

Donatello Herrera, 35, was standing on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of South Western about 1:15 a.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove past and someone inside opened fire, striking the man in the abdomen, police and the medical examiner's office said.

He had just gotten off work at a nearby Burger King, according to a manager at the restaurant. Herrera, of the 3200 block of South Wallace, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:38 a.m., the medical examiner's office said.

Employees at the Burger King, 2401 W. Ogden, said the victim was a coworker of theirs who typically worked night shifts and took the bus home. He had worked there for about six months.

The 21-year-old was in the front seat of a minivan in the 200 block of South Karlov when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said.

About 4:30 p.m., the male, whose age wasn't immediately known, was shot in the 8900 block of South Exchange, police said. He suffered a graze wound to his face and was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

An 18-year-old was shot multiple times in the 10500 block of South Aberdeen at 1:10 p.m., police said. He was taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

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3 Killed, 13 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

...Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side. The 38-year-old woman was in the 100 block of East Garfield about 3:30 a.m. when two people walked up, announced a robbery and opened...

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Both men, 20, were shot in the 2100 block of East 79th Street at 2:19 p.m., police said. One man was dead at the scene, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He had not been identified Wednesday night.

Police responding to reports of a person shot in the 5900 block of South Fairfield about 1:15 a.m. found Jose R. Hernandez Jr., 17, lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

...on the Near West Side. Donatello Herrera, 35, was standing on a sidewalk in the 1200 block of South Western Avenue about 1:15 a.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove past and someone inside...

He had just gotten off work at a nearby Burger King, according to a manager at the restaurant. Herrera, of the 3200 block of South Wallace, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:38 a.m.

The most recent nonfatal shooting occurred about 11:45 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood. A 22-year-old man was shot in the left thigh in the 7600 block of South Colfax and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

...Side Austin neighborhood. He was walking on a sidewalk about 11 p.m. in the 4700 block of West Van Buren when he heard shots and realized he’d been shot in the left buttock, police...

About 10:20 p.m., someone shot a 22-year-old man sitting in the passenger seat of an SUV in the 4000 block of West Addison. His condition was stabilized at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the right thigh.

A 57-year-old man was shot by one of several people who tried to rob him about 10 p.m. in the 5600 block of West Madison, police said. He was struck in the buttocks and his condition was stabilized at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.

...man and a 19-year-old woman were sitting in a parked car in the 5100 block of South Ada when a gunman got out of a dark-colored minivan and opened fire, police said...

...m. The 21-year-old was in the front seat of a minivan in the 200 block of South Karlov when a dark-colored SUV pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. He...

Fifteen minutes earlier, a teenage boy was shot in the South Chicago neighborhood. About 4:30 p.m., a bullet grazed the 15-year-old’s face in the 8900 block of South Exchange, police said. His condition was stabilized at Advocate Trinity Hospital.

An 18-year-old man was seriously wounded earlier in the afternoon in Washington Heights on the Far South Side. The shooting happened in the 10500 block of South Aberdeen at 1:10 p.m., police said. He was taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center.

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Police: 2 killed, 6 wounded in Monday shootings on South, West sides

The four were approached by gunmen in the vestibule of a building in the 5700 block of South Michigan, police said. The gunmen opened fire and ran away.

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A 23-year-old man and another person were approached by three people as they got out of a parked vehicle in the 700 block of North Kedzie, police said. The Richard M. Daley-West Humboldt Chicago Public Library branch is at 733 N. Kedzie.

A 23-year-old man and another person were approached by three people as they got out of a parked vehicle in the 700 block of North Kedzie, police said. The Richard M. Daley-West Humboldt Chicago Public Library branch is at 733 N. Kedzie.

About 11:40 a.m., Shamar Thompson was walking in the 5800 block of South Morgan when someone fired shots at him from a passing dark red van, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Thompson, of the 5500 block of South Morgan, was shot in the back and leg and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:35 p.m., authorities said. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

The shooting happened at 4:30 p.m. in the 900 block of North Lawler, police said. The man was taken in good condition to Mount Sinai with a gunshot wound to the leg.

A 20-year-old man was in the 700 block of West 93rd Street when a gray vehicle pulled up and someone inside shot him three times in the leg, once in the abdomen and once in the arm, police said. He was taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

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3 Teens Among 4 Shot In Washington Park

About 4:45 p.m., the four were approached by gunmen in the vestibule of a building in the 5700 block of South Michigan Avenue, police said. The gunmen opened fire and ran away.

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Two Injured in Michigan Avenue Shooting

The two victims were standing in the hallway of a building when they were approached by several offenders who then shot them. The incident happened around 4:43 p.m. in the 5600 block of S. Michigan Avenue.

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At least 2 shot, including 13-year-old, on South Side

Chicago police say male suspects approached the victims in a hallway of the building in the 5700 block of S Michigan Ave shortly before 5 p.m. The suspects opened fire.

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4 shot, including boys 13 and 14, in Washington Park neighborhood

The four were shot in the 5700 block of South Michigan Avenue about 4:43 p.m., one boy in the left side of the chest, the other boy in the left hand, said Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

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Shabazz said that another of his cousins and a cousin of the 14-year-old, Vaughn Holeman, who is the same age was killed this summer, at 115th and Princeton. He believes Davonte was not the intended target.

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2 dead, at least 6 wounded in shootings on South and West sides

The latest shooting happened about 4:43 p.m. on the 5700 block of South Michigan Avenue in the city's Washington Park neighborhood, said police. At least four people were wounded in that shooting.

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Another shooting happened about 2:40 p.m. on the 700 block of North Kedzie Avenue in the city's East Garfield Park neighborhood, in the parking lot of the Richard M. Daley Library.

Shortly before noon, a teen was fatally wounded on the 5800 block of South Morgan Street in the city's Englewood neighborhood, said police.

He was identified as Shamar Thompson of the 5500 block of South Morgan Street, according

About 4:30 p.m., a 24-year-old man was shot in the 900 block of North Lawler Avenue in the city's Austin neighborhood.

Earlier Monday, a 20-year-old was shot multiple times in the Brainerd neighborhood. That shooting happened on the 700 block of West 93rd Street, said police.

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2 teens injured in South Side shooting

...Monday afternoon.Police say the victims were in the hallway of a building on the 5700-block of South Michigan in the city's Washington Park neighborhood around 4:45 p.m. Monday when the...

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4 shot in Washington Park neighborhood

Chicago police exit a building at the scene of a shooting in the 5700 block of S. Michigan Ave. Two juveniles were in a hallway in the building when someone approached the two and fired shots at them, according to a police spokesperson. Two other people also were shot.

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Teen Charged With Killing Demario Bailey Ordered Held Without Bail

Rattler said she knows first-hand the effects of dealing with death at an early age. When she was just 11 years old her aunt was stabbed to death in the 5100 block of South Indiana Avenue, she said.

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