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4 Killed, 36 Wounded In Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

Two men were shot just after 1 a.m. on a sidewalk in East Garfield Park’s 700 block of North Kedzie, police said. One man, 21, was grazed in the back and and the other, 22, was shot in the left hand. They walked in to Norwegian American Hospital and their conditions were both stabilized.

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Garvin Whitmore, 27, was sitting in the driver seat of a vehicle with a female about 5:20 p.m. in the 200 block of West Root when someone walked up to the vehicle and shot him in the head, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Whitmore, of the 5800 block of West 63rd Place, was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:29 p.m., authorities said.

Damien Cionzynski got into a fight with two other males inside a business about 5:15 a.m. in the 6300 block of West Montrose, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

They drove to Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, and the girl was later transferred to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 2:59 a.m., authorities said. She lived in the 5100 block of West Fullerton.

Just before 11 p.m., Mark Lindsey was sitting in a vehicle parked near his home in the 3700 block of West 75th Place when a gunman walked up and shot him repeatedly across the chest and body, authorities said. Lindsey tried to drive away, but crashed into another vehicle on the block.

About 5:15 a.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the arm in the Roseland neighborhood’s 300 block of West 108th Place, police said. He later showed up at Roseland Community Hospital and was listed in good condition.

A half-hour earlier, a 27-year-old man was shot in the right leg while standing on a sidewalk in the 5000 block of West West End Avenue about 4:45 a.m. in Austin. He drove to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Five minutes before that, a 26-year-old woman was seriously wounded in an East Garfield Park shooting. She was driving in the 3900 block of West Wilcox when two gunmen walked up and opened fire, striking her in the back, police said. She drove to Stroger, where she was listed in serious condition.

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About 2 a.m., a 28-year-old man got into a fight with another person who shot him in the arm and back in the 900 block of North Cambridge, police said. He took himself to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, though his condition was not immediately available.

Another Austin neighborhood shooting left a 37-year-old man in critical condition after a gunman opened fire about 12:20 a.m. in an alley in the 4700 block of West Erie, police said. He was shot in the chest, leg and arm and taken to Stroger Hospital.

In West Garfield Park, two men were shot on a sidewalk in the 700 block of Independence just before midnight. One man, 28, was shot in the left thigh, and the other, 29, in the left ankle. They were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where their conditions were stabilized, police said.

    4 Killed, 36 Wounded In Memorial Day Weekend Shootings
    CHICAGO (STMW) - Four people were killed, including a 15-year-old girl, and at least 36 more have been wounded in shootings across Chicago over Memorial Day weekend. The most recent homicide happened Saturday evening in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side.
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Memorial Day observances across the suburbs today

Hanover Park Memorial Day Ceremony: 10 a.m. today, at village hall, 2121 W. Lake St. Held at Veterans Memorial Plaza in front of the Municipal Building. Free. hpil.org.

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Des Plaines Memorial Day Ceremony: 11 a.m. today, at the Lake Park Memorial Pavilion, 2200 Lee St. Includes a performance by the Des Plaines Community Band. Free. Note: There is no parade this year. (847) 296-9878.

Elk Grove Village Memorial Day Observation: 10:45 a.m. today, at the Elk Grove Village Park District Pavilion, 1000 Wellington Ave. Participants include VFW Post 9284 and the Ladies Auxiliary. Free. (847) 357-4040.

...Memorial Park, 30W730 Route 20; at 9:45 a.m. at Elgin Veterans Memorial Park, 274 N. Grove Ave.,; and at 11 a.m. at Bluff City Cemetery, 945 Bluff City Blvd. This year...

Lake Villa Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Service: 1 p.m. today, at Lehmann Park, 89 Cedar Ave. Parade travels through the downtown area. Memorial service follows at Lehmann Park. A hot dog lunch will be served after the service at the VFW Post. (847) 356-6100. Free. lake-villa.org.

Lisle Memorial Day Parade: 11 a.m. today, at Lisle Junior High School, 5207 Center Ave. Parade proceeds to Lisle Village Hall and to Lisle Cemetery, with ceremonies held at both places. Community picnic follows at Museums at Lisle Station Park, 921 School St. Free. (630) 271-4100.

South Elgin Memorial Day Service: 10 a.m. today, at Panton Mill Park, 10 N. Water St. Led by South Elgin VFW Post 2327. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the municipal annex. Free. southelgin.com.

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    Addison Memorial Day Observance: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, at village hall, 1 Friendship Plaza. Free pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. and Veterans Resource Fair from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Indian Trail Junior High School, 222 N. Kennedy Drive. Flag raising at St. Paul Cemetery at 9:15 a.m.
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40 Shot, 4 Fatally, in Memorial Day Weekend Violence

At 1:05 a.m., two men were walking on the sidewalk in the 700 block of N Kedzie in East Garfield Park when they heard shots and felt pain. A 21-year-old...

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...Cook County Medical Examiner’s office, he was sitting in a car parked in the 3700 block of W 75th Pl at 10:55 p.m. when an unknown offender approached on foot and fired shots...

...50-year-old man was standing on the front porch of a home in the 9900 block of S Paxton when 2 men walked up and fired shots. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to...

At 1:45 a.m., three men were standing outside in the 3300 block of W Walnut in the East Garfield Park neighborhood when someone in an unknown vehicle drove up and...

At 2:35 a.m., a 17-year-old boy was standing outside in the 1200 block of S Independence in the North Lawndale neighborhood when the occupant of a black SUV fired shots, striking the victim. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition with a gunshot wound to the knee, police said.

A 21-year-old man was driving in the 4300 block of N Kimball in Irving Park at 2:55 a.m., according to police, when someone fired shots. He sustained a gunshot wound to the clavicle and was taken in serious condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, according to police.

A 25-year-old man was standing outside in the 4600 block of S Honore in the Back of the Yards neighborhood at 3:13 a.m., according to police. An unknown offender fired shots, striking him in the leg, and he was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said.

...4 a.m., a 24-year-old man was outside in a park in the 4600 block of W Jackson St in Austin when an unknown offender approached and fired shots, according to police. The victim...

At 4:35 a.m., a 24-year-old man was walking in the 4300 block of W West End in the West Garfield Park neighborhood when two unknown offenders approached, produced a handgun, and...

...of two men who walked into a business at 5:15 a.m. in the 6300 block of W Montrose, according to police. The men got into an altercation, at which point one produced a...

A 24-year-old man was walking down the sidewalk in the 1400 block of W 99th St in the Longwood Manor neighborhood at 4:20 p.m., police said, when an unknown...

...Examiner’s office, he was in the driver’s seat of a car in the 200 block of W Root when someone approached on foot and fired shots, striking him in the head. A 26...

A 19-year-old man was walking in the 8300 block of S Dante in the Avalon Park neighborhood, according to police, when he heard shots and felt pain...

A 26-year-old woman was driving eastbound in the 3900 block of W Lexington in Lawndale at 8 p.m. when someone fired shots, striking her in the neck...

...p.m., two men were in a car stopped at a red light in the 1600 block of W 47th St in the Back of the Yards neighborhood when another car pulled up from behind and...

Around 9 p.m., a 23-year-old man was walking down the sidewalk in the 5100 block of W Chicago in Austin when a light-colored car drove by, and occupants opened fire, police said. He was struck in the upper right leg and taken to Mount Sinai in stable condition.

Three people were shot in a shooting around 9:40 p.m. in 2000 block of W 68th Pl in the West Englewood neighborhood, according to police. The first victim was a 48-year...

At 10:15 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of S Ridgeway in Lawndale when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was then dropped off at Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the lower left leg, authorities said.

Just before midnight, two men were standing on the sidewalk in the 700 block of S Independence in West Garfield Park when they heard shots and felt pain, police said. A 28...

...a.m. in Austin, according to police. He was standing in an alley in the 4700 block of W Erie when a male offender approached on foot and opened fire, according to police. He was...

At 2 a.m., a 28-year-old man was shot in the 900 block of N Cambridge in the Near North Side neighborhood, police said. He was involved in a verbal dispute...

...old man was sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked car in the 9700 block of S Vincennes in the Washington Heights neighborhood when he was shot, police said. Authorities said a man...

...4:40 a.m., a 26-year-old woman was shot while driving in the 3900 block of W Wilcox in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. Two men approached her car and opened...

Just five minutes later, a 27-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 5000 block of W West End Ave in Austin when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He took himself to Stroger Hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the right leg, according to police.

...m. in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, according to police. He was standing outside in the 8500 block of S Ashland when he heard shots and felt pain. He took himself to Little Company of Mary...

At 4:40 p.m., a 23-year-old man was in the 1200 block of W 85th St in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood when he was shot in the right hip, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, in unknown condition, and authorities said he is a documented gang member. 

    40 Shot, 4 Fatally, in Memorial Day Weekend Violence
    A 15-year-old girl who was riding in a car on Lake Shore Drive was among the four people killed in shootings across the city so far this Memorial Day weekend. 36 others have been wounded from Friday through Sunday evening, marking another bloody weekend in Chicago.
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Memorial Day Violence: 40 Shot, 4 Dead Since Friday Night, Police Say

• A 21-year-old man and a 22-year-old man were shot in Humboldt Park at 1:05 a.m. Sunday, police said. The were walking in the 700 block of North Kedzie Avenue when they heard shots. 

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He was in the 300 block of West 108th Place when he was shot in the left arm. He transported himself to Roseland Hospital, where his condition was not released.

He was in the 5000 block of West West End Avenue when he was shot in the right leg, and he was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was not released but police considered him stable.

She was in the 3900 block of West Wilcox Street when two men walked up, opened fire and she was struck in the back. She took herself to Loretto Hospital before being transferred to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, police said.

He was standing in an alley in the 4700 block of West Erie Street when shots rang out and he was hit in the chest, right leg and arm, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

They were standing in the 700 block of South Independence Boulevard when shots rang out, police said. The 29-year-old was shot in his left...

He was in the 1500 block of South Ridgeway Avenue when shots rang out, police said. He was shot in his lower left leg and was dropped off at Mt. Sinai Hospital, where his condition was not released but police said he was stable.

He was on the sidewalk in the 5100 block of West Chicago Avenue when someone in a light-colored car opened fire, police said. He was struck in his right leg and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was not released but police said he was stable.

They were in a car in the 1600 block of West 47th Street when a car pulled up behind them and someone inside opened fire, police said. Both were shot in the leg and were brought to Stroger Hospital, where police considered them to be "stable."

She was found in the driver's seat of a car in the 3900 block of West Lexington Street with a gunshot wound to her neck, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

He was in the 8300 block of South Dante Avenue when a man in a passing car opened fire, police said. He was struck in his buttocks and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was not released but police considered him to be stable.

    Memorial Day Violence: 40 Shot, 4 Dead Since Friday Night, Police Say
    CHICAGO - One person has died and 24 others were wounded in shootings since Saturday afternoon, bringing the holiday weekend's shootings tally to 40 shot, 4 fatally, according to police. The shootings came despite an effort by police to saturate high-crime areas as well as parks and beaches over the Memorial Day weekend.
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Two men shot in East Garfield Park

The men, ages 21 and 22, were walking on the sidewalk about 1:05 a.m. in the 700 block of North Kedzie when they heard gunfire and realized they’d both been shot, according to Chicago Police.

    Two men shot in East Garfield Park
    Two men were shot early Sunday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The men, ages 21 and 22, were walking on the sidewalk about 1:05 a.m. in the 700 block of North Kedzie when they heard gunfire and realized they'd both been shot, according to Chicago Police.
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