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Two Killed, Nine Wounded In South, West Overnight Shootings

Fifteen minutes earlier, a 31-year-old was in the 2400 block of West Lexington about 3 a.m. when he was shot, police said. He was taken to University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, where he was listed in good condition.

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About 11:40 p.m. Friday, a man thought to be in his 30s was shot in the abdomen in the 5300 block of South Hoyne in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said.

The men, 23 and 24, were standing in a yard in the 5500 block of West Corcoran about 10 p.m. when multiple people fired shots from a sidewalk, police said.

A 24-year-old man was in the 12200 block of South Halsted about 5 a.m. when he was shot in the leg, police said.

About 3:15 a.m. a male, whose age was not immediately known, was in the 6400 block of South Washtenaw when he was shot in the knee, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was not known Saturday morning.

Illinois State Police were called to a crime scene at 75th and Eggleston late Friday, but police at the scene said the shooting originally happened on the Dan Ryan Expressway. As of 5:30 a.m. Saturday, police would not say when the shooting happened.

About 11:40 p.m. Friday, a male was shot in the 7000 block of South Wolcott in West Englewood, police said. The male’s age, condition and hospital information were not known early Saturday.

About 9:35 p.m. The girls, ages 14 and 15, were shot about 9:35 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Dante, police said.

A boy – whose exact age was not immediately known – was injured in a drive-by shooting. He was shot in the leg about 8:40 p.m. in the 4800 block of South Hermitage, police said. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

Oct 18 2012

Updated 43 min ago

Helicopter in West Loop?

Anyone know why a helicopter is hovering over West Loop….at 6:15 in the morning?

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2 killed, 9 wounded in overnight shootings

Fifteen minutes earlier, a 31-year-old was in the 2400 block of West Lexington about 3 a.m. when he was shot, police said. He was taken to University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, where he was listed in good condition.

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About 11:40 p.m. Friday, a man thought to be in his 30s was shot in the abdomen in the 5300 block of South Hoyne in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said.

The men, 23 and 24, were standing in a yard in the 5500 block of West Corcoran about 10 p.m. when multiple people fired shots from a sidewalk, police said.

A 24-year-old man was in the 12200 block of South Halsted about 5 a.m. when he was shot in the leg, police said.

About 3:15 a.m. a male, whose age was not immediately known, was in the 6400 block of South Washtenaw when he was shot in the knee, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was not known Saturday morning.

Illinois State Police were called to a crime scene at 75th and Eggleston late Friday, but police at the scene said the shooting originally happened on the Dan Ryan Expressway. As of 5:30 a.m. Saturday, police would not say when the shooting happened.

About 11:40 p.m. Friday, a male was shot in the 7000 block of South Wolcott in West Englewood, police said. The male's age, condition and hospital information were not known early Saturday.

About 9:35 p.m. The girls, ages 14 and 15, were shot about 9:35 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Dante, police said.

A boy – whose exact age was not immediately known – was injured in a drive-by shooting. He was shot in the leg about 8:40 p.m. in the 4800 block of South Hermitage, police said. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

2 hours ago

2 dead, 8 hurt in shootings since Friday evening

The man was standing outside of his car in the 2400 block of West Lexington Street when someone came up to him from behind and fired shots, Gaines said.

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The two men were standing in a courtyard in the 5500 block of West Corcoran Place when someone approached them and fired shots.

The man suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach in the 5400 block of South Hoyne Avenue.

The two girls were standing on a corner in the 7300 block of South Dante Avenue when a silver car pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Alfaro said.

In the most recent shooting, a 24-year-old man was shot in the leg around 5 a.m. in the 12200 block of South Halsted Street in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, said Chicago Police News Affairs Lt. David Harris.

A man in his 20s was shot in his knee around 3:15 a.m. Saturday in the 6400 block of South Washtenaw Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the South Side, said Gaines.

The man was at a party in the 7000 block of South Wolcott Avenue when someone fire shots from across the gangway. The man was hit in the leg and was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was listed in stable condition, Gaines said.

The boy was standing in his backyard in the 4800 block of South Hermitage Avenue when someone walking past fired shots, Gaines said.

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Meet Missy, a 2-Year-Old Lab Mix

Sloopin is proud to work with The Anti-Cruelty Society and the PetSmart Charities Everyday Adoption Center (EAC) in the South Loop (1101 S. Canal) to help bring awareness to their adoption program.  Every month we will be posting about a local animal who could use a home.

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2 dead, 7 hurt in shootings since Friday evening

The man was standing outside of his car in the 2400 block of West Lexington Street when someone came up to him from behind and fired shots, Gaines said.

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Shooting scene on the 5500 block of West Corcoran Place

The man suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach in the 5400 block of South Hoyne Avenue.

The two girls were standing on a corner in the 7300 block of South Dante Avenue when a silver car pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Alfaro said.

In the most recent shooting, a man in his 20s was shot in his knee around 3:15 a.m. Saturday in the 6400 block of South Washtenaw Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the South Side, said Gaines.

The man was at a party in the 7000 block of South Wolcott Avenue when someone fire shots from across the gangway. The man was hit in the leg and was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was listed in stable condition, Gaines said.

The boy, whose age was not immediately available, was standing in his backyard in the 4800 block of South Hermitage Avenue when someone walking past fired shots, Gaines said.

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"So, you like to #SING?" - singing technique workshop

Tomorrow (Saturday at 10am)! Join voice teacher Missy Wise as she digs into some singing technique for beginners! Only one spot left so sign up today at http://davinyoungsvoice.com/workshops

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