Yesterday, four men were killed in Chicago’s south side after multiple shootings that also left 13 wounded.
According to the Chicago Tribune, the shootings took place between 4:15 p.m. Friday through early this morning.
The newspaper reports:
Four males - 17, 30, and 34 and a man in his 20s - were killed and at least 5 others wounded in a three-hour stretch Friday night in shootings on the city's South Side. At least 12 people survived shootings between 4:15 p.m. Friday and early Saturday morning.
The first of three homicides happened about 5:45 p.m. in the city’s Bridgeport neighborhood. A 30-year-old man, identified as Noah Cruz by the Cook County medical examiner's office, was shot to death in the 3100 block of South Wallace Street and pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County.
A 17 year old, identified as Lucian Dreux by the Cook County medical examiner's office, died, being shot near 79th Street and Drexel Avenue in the Chatham neighborhood.
Another man, 34, was killed after someone shot him on the 8800 block of South Prairie Avenue in the West Chesterfield neighborhood around 8 p.m. Around 2:30 a.m. a man in his 20s was killed on the 4900 block of South Drexel Boulevard.
Many of the survivors of the shootings are still in critical condition, according to Chicago Police News Affairs' Officer Ron Gaines.
We pray for the victims of the Chicago shootings and hope that this can come to an end.
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