4 people killed in nighttime shootings, police say

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Four people have been killed in several nighttime shootings in Chicago, according to police, and at least 14 people were shot dead between Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

Saturday at 10:16 PM, two men were standing on a porch on the 200 block of East 113th Street when two other men fired shots. One of the men on the porch suffered a gunshot wound to the head and back, and the Chicago Fire Department took him to Christ Advocate Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

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The other man who was shot, a 27-year-old, was also transported to Christ Advocate Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds to his body. No arrests had been made as of Sunday morning and detectives are investigating, police said.

In another case in the 1200 block of South Plymouth Court in the South Loop, a man was standing on the sidewalk with a large group when shots were fired shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:05 a.m. after receiving gunshot wounds to the face and chest. No one is in custody, police say and detectives are investigating.

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Further south, two men, ages 18 and 19, were in a vehicle at 3600 block of South Kedzie Avenue when someone fired shots into a gray jeep around 2:44 a.m. Sunday. Paramedics transported the 18-year-old to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to his neck. He was pronounced dead at 3 a.m.

The 19-year-old was also transported to Sinai Hospital on the mountain in good condition with a gunshot wound to his right foot. No one had been arrested as of Sunday morning and detectives are investigating, police said.

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At 3:21 a.m. Sunday, a 20-year-old was on the street with a group on the 5700 block of West Race Avenue when someone fired shots from a gray SUV, police said. Ambulance personnel transported the person in critical condition to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, where the person was pronounced dead. No one was arrested on Sunday morning and detectives are investigating.

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