Teens Shot over the Weekend

A 15-year-old boy getting out of a car was shot to death in a drive-by attack Sunday afternoon in the Little Village.

His death was the third gunshot wound homicide in the Little Village neighborhood in less than two weeks and happened about 36 hours after another homicide along a gang border in that neighborhood.

Two other 15-year-old boys were shot Sunday in separate North and West side shootings. At about 6:35 p.m. a 15-year-old boy sustained a gunshot wound to his shoulder on the 1400 block of West Pratt Boulevard, police said. The boy was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston where his condition had stabilized, police said.

Another 15-year-old boy was hospitalized Sunday morning after being shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. The shooting was reported at 11:40 a.m. on the 3700 block of West Augusta Boulevard, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada.

About 10:45 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the stomach and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center. He was shot in the 500 block of East 71st Street but found near 71st and State Streets, police said. He’s in serious condition but police described him as an “uncooperative victim.”

In addition to that shooting, a male was shot in the leg on the 300 block of East 56th Street in the Washington Park neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened at 12:48 p.m., police said. Neither the victim’s age or his condition were immediately available. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital for treatment.

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