4 Killed, 28 Wounded in Chicago Over Labor Day Weekend


Four people were killed and at least 28 others have been wounded in shootings across the city over Labor Day weekend, according to Chicago Police.

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the South Shore neighborhood.

The 17-year-old boy was standing outside in the 7800 block of South Cornell when two males walked up and opened fire. He was shot in the back and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not yet confirmed the fatality.

Earlier Sunday evening, a man was shot to death in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

Officers responding at 6:07 p.m. to a call of a person shot in the 5200 block of South Sangamon found the 19-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said. His name has not been released.

About an hour earlier, one man was killed and another was wounded in a South Side Englewood neighborhood shooting.

The two men, 27 and 45, were unloading boxes in an alley about 5:15 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Green when someone dressed in black walked up and fired shots, police said. The 45-year-old suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the torso and chest, while the younger man was shot in the chest, back and wrist. They were both taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where the older man, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead, police said. The 27-year-old man was listed in serious condition.

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SOURCE: CBS Local Chicago