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3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings Wednesday

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.

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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.

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.

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.

  • Dr. Magic Stuck Here In South Shore Since 2011

    Don't be sorry. I'm not. I expect it to happen. **shrugs**

  • Instead of expecting it to happen, why not do something about it? What are you waiting on Dr. Magic, for something to happen to you before taking action? This attitude of indifference is part of the reason crime in our communities is rampant.

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Man Killed, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

She was shot in the buttocks in the 3500 block of South Rhodes about 9:45 p.m. and taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital in serious condition, police said.

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About 4:40 p.m., 19-year-old Johnny Coria was walking in the 3000 block of South Kedvale when someone walked up and opened fire, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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Reggie's Rockin' Craft Bazaar

Reggies, 2105 S. State St., hosts a Rockin' Craft Bazaar from noon to 5pm today to help you get your last-minute holiday shopping done. There will also be brunch and bloody Mary specials. Free admission.

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Man killed, 12 others hurt in Friday shootings

A 16-year-old girl was shot at 9:48 p.m. in the 3500 block of South Rhodes, police said. She was taken to Lurie Children's Hospital in serious condition.

About 4:20 a.m., a 37-year-old man walked into Rush University Medical Center at 4:22 a.m. with a graze wound to the abdomen, police said. He told said he was shot in the 700 block of West 19th Place, but was otherwise uncooperative, police said.

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The fatal shooting happened about 4:40 p.m. in Little Village. Johnny Coria, 19, was walking in the 3000 block of South Kedvale when someone walked up and opened fire, police said.

About 9:50 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest in the 5100 block of South Aberdeen, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital but his condition wasn't immediately known.

Ninety minutes earlier, a 25-year-old man was shot in the back in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The shooting happened at 8:35 p.m. in the 5600 block of West Augusta, and he took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, police said. His condition was unknown.

Two hours before that, a 35-year-old man was shot in the ankle in Englewood. The shooting happened at 6:25 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Sangamon, police said. He took himself to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, but police did not immediately know his condition.

A South Chicago neighborhood shooting left a 24-year-old man wounded about 5:08 p.m., police said. The shooting happened in the 8200 block of South Saginaw but police didn't immediately provide further information.

Two men, ages 22 and 25, were shot on the Far South Side about 4:45 p.m. in the 11800 block of South Lowe. The younger man was shot in the buttocks and the older man in the lower back, police said. They were taken to Christ Medical Center and their conditions were stabilized.

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 23-year-old man was shot in the leg in Austin on the West Side. The shooting happened about 2:20 p.m. in the 4700 block of West Monroe, police said. The man, who police said has documented gang ties, was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition.

Another South Chicago shooting left two men wounded about 12:45 p.m. in the 8900 block of South Exchange. The men, 20 and 36, were walking in an alley when someone got out of...

A 37-year-old was shot in the back and arm about 10:10 a.m. in the 8000 block of South Loomis, police said. He was taken to Christ in serious condition.

A 36-year-old man was standing outside Sound-Bar, 226 W. Ontario, at 3:50 a.m. when someone walked up and fired shots, striking him in the back, police said.

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Girl, 16, Seriously Hurt In South Side Shooting

She was shot in the buttocks about 9:45 p.m. in the 3500 block of South Rhodes, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said, citing preliminary information.

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