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3 killed, 6 others wounded in Chicago shootings on Sunday

At least nine people were shot — three fatally — in Chicago on Sunday.

A 16-year-old boy was shot dead as he waited at a red light at night in the Pilsen neighborhood on the Lower West Side, police said.

He was sitting in the driver’s seat at 9:45 p.m. in the 2000 block of South Canalport Avenue when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, according to Chicago police.

Chicago police investigate the scene where a person was shot Sunday night in the 2000 block of South Canalport, in the Pilsen neighborhood. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

The boy was shot in the head, and his vehicle careened into a wall underneath the Dan Ryan Expressway, police said. He was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, where he died Monday morning. The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not confirmed the death, and no one is in custody.

At least four shell casings were scattered around his gray car near the intersection of Emerald and Canalport as officers investigated the scene. The vehicle’s windshield wipers were still swiping as police flashlights danced across the window.

Chicago police investigate the scene where a person was shot Sunday night in the 2000 block of South Canalport, in the Pilsen neighborhood. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A man was shot to death at night in the South Shore neighborhood. The 26-year-old was found shot on a sidewalk at 8:20 p.m. in the 7000 block of South Cregier Avenue, police said. He had gunshot wounds to his face and head, and died at the scene.

Chicago Police investigate the scene where a man was shot and killed Sunday night in the 7000 block of South Cregier, in the South Shore neighborhood. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Witnesses told investigators they saw a white car drive away from the scene, although they didn’t see the actual shooting, police said.

Earlier that day, a man was shot and killed in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. He was standing outside his home at 4:20 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Harvard Avenue when someone approached him and fired shots, police said.

The man was shot in several parts of his body, including his chest, hand and foot, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released details about the deaths.

In nonfatal shootings, another boy was shot in an attack that left him wounded in his the during the afternoon in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side.

About 1:50 p.m., the 14-year-old was sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle that was stopped in the 2200 block of South Albany, police said. Someone in an eastbound vehicle then fired shots, striking the boy in his right eye. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

In the morning, a 25-year-old woman was wounded in a shooting in the South Side Chatham neighborhood. The woman was driving about 11:30 a.m. in the 8300 block of South Cottage Grove when a male stepped in front of the vehicle and shot her in the left shoulder, police said.

A man, 31, was shot in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. At 9:33 a.m., he was in a vehicle in the 5800 block of South Western when someone approached him and shot him in the back, police said.

Two men were shot while driving in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. People from another vehicle started shooting at them at 5:35 a.m. in the 6600 block of South Stony Island, police said. A 19-year-old was shot in the head and was in serious condition, while a 22-year-old was grazed in the head by a bullet.

In another drive-by attack, one man was wounded in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

At 1:49 a.m., the 33-year-old was riding in a vehicle in the 3100 block of West Lexington when he was shot, police said. Someone inside a passing red sedan fired at him and struck his foot.

On Saturday, three people were shot in Chicago, one of whom was killed.

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