A 3-year-old boy was critically wounded and a 13-year-old boy was killed in shootings the left at least 12 others wounded overnight in Chicago.
The 3-year-old was shot around 10:15 p.m. in the 4400 block of South Sacramento Avenue, police said.
The boy was standing on the sidewalk with his mother and a man when another man walking past them with two women turned and opened fire, according to authorities.
The bullet struck the young boy in his abdomen and exited through his hip, officials said.
He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition where officials said he was undergoing surgery.
The shooting came just hours after a 13-year-old boy was killed and six others wounded when someone opened fire around 6 p.m. in the 700 block of South California Avenue on the city’s West Side.
Just before 9 p.m., a 17-year-old man was shot when someone opened fire on a group of people from a dark-colored sedan in the 1100 block of West 101st Street. Police said the teen was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in stable condition.
Less than an hour later, a 24-year-old man was shot in the 1800 block of East 79th Street. Police said the man was standing on the sidewalk when someone in a passing dark-colored sedan fired shots at him, striking him in the right leg, left foot and buttocks.
The man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Around 12:30 a.m., police said a 19-year-old man was sitting at a stop sign near 102nd Street and Michigan Avenue when he “heard shots and felt pain.” The teen drove himself to Roseland Community Hospital with a graze wound to the arm, but later refused treatment.
Just before 1 a.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the Bronzeville neighborhood. Police said the man was standing on a sidewalk in the 3900 block of South Prairie Avenue when three men approached him and someone opened fire. The teen was taken to Stroger Hospital with wounds to the upper right arm. He was listed in stable condition.
At around 1:35 a.m., a 24-year-old man walked into West Suburban Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the hip. The man was shot in the 5600 block of West Chicago Avenue in the city’s Austin neighborhood, but police said he was not cooperating with officials.
Just before 10 a.m. Saturday, police said a 48-year-old man was shot during a robbery while he worked on a rehab project at a home on the South Side.
The man was renovating a residence in the 6000 block of South Aberdeen Street when an armed man walked in and announced a robbery. The man took an unknown amount of money from the victim and shot him in the mouth.
The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital where his condition has been stabilized, police said.
No one is in custody and Area South detectives are investigating.