A woman was killed and four men wounded in five separate shootings between 11:30 p.m. Friday and 4 a.m. Saturday. A 28-year-old woman standing on a second-floor balcony on the 4000 block of
South Albany Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the
Southwest Side was shot in the lower back about 11:55 p.m. by someone
standing on the street, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.
A 26-year-old man was shot in the South Aus
tin neighborhood on the West Side about 4 a.m., Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. He was taken from the scene, on the 5900 block of West Superior Street, to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the thigh, Gaines said. He's in good condition.
About 2:20 a.m., a man was shot in the shoulder on the 4200 block of West 21st Street in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. Police weren't able to say what happened there — only that the 21-year-old was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and is expected to recover from his wounds.
About 12:55 a.m. Saturday, an 18-year-old boy walked into Swedish Covenant Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg, Gaines said. He told police he was shot in an alley behind the 4700 block of North Central Park Avenue in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. His girlfriend drove him to the hospital, police said.
About 11:30 Friday night, an 18-year-old man was shot on the 1100 block
of South Francisco Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He was getting robbed by two armed men when someone down the block shot at all three, police said. Neither of the man's attackers were hit, but the victim was shot in the right foot and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.
How did all those George Zimmerman's end up in such a "progressive" city.