At least 5 injured in Memorial Day weekend gun violence – NBC Chicago

Chicago police said five people were injured in shootings across the city over Memorial Day weekend.

At around 10:15 p.m. Friday, a group of armed men approached a man and woman in the 900 block of North Lockwood and opened fire.

Police say a 34-year-old man, who was sitting inside a parked car, was shot in the neck and taken to an area hospital in critical condition. A 31-year-old woman, who was standing near the car, was hit in the elbow and is listed in fair condition at another hospital.

A third victim, a 32-year-old man, was caught in the crossfire and was hit in the lower back. Police said he was in fair condition at an area hospital.

No suspects are in custody and the police are continuing their investigation.

Here’s the rest of the weekend’s shoots so far:

Friday –

  • At approximately 10:19 p.m., a 42-year-old man was riding in a vehicle when he encountered several vehicles and a group of people near the 7900 block of South Drexel. As he tried to cross, he heard several gunshots and was shot in the shoulder. He drove to a local hospital, where he was listed in fair condition, police said.

Saturday –

  • A 56-year-old man was standing outside in the 500 block of North Lavergne at around 3:32 a.m. when he was shot by someone in a white SUV, police say. The man was hit in the back and hip and was taken to an area hospital in fair condition.

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