2 dead and 5 injured during Friday's shootings


At least seven people were shot dead, two dead, in Chicago on Friday.

The last reported killing took place during a double shot at 8:20 pm in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. A black car stopped two men in the 100 block of South Kildare Avenue and someone inside fired shots, according to Chicago police. A 35-year-old man was shot in the chest and neck and died later at Mt. Sinai Hospital. The other man, also aged 35, was hit in the groin and hip and taken to the same hospital.

Another man was shot to death around 8 pm in West Side West, police said. He was walking down an alley of the 5000 West Concord Place block when he was approached by someone who had opened fire. The man was shot in the face and was declared dead on the scene.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office did not reveal details of any deaths.

The morning, a man was shot in the Park Manor area on the south side. At around 11:24, a group of men approached the 19-year-old teenager in the 7100 block of South Wabash and someone shot him in the back and left arm the police said.

On the north-west side, a man was bullet wounded at night in the Portage Park neighborhood. The 21-year-old was sitting in a parked vehicle around 10:10 pm in West Berteau's 5800 block, when a man in a black car fired shots, hitting him on the arm, police said.

Another shooting It was around 10:30 pm in the South Side Gresham area. A 32-year-old man was arguing with another person around 10:30 pm in 8700 block of South May Street when the person fired shots, police said. He was shot in the leg and taken to the Christ Medical Center. The shooter left the scene in a Nissan Altima.

Friday last episode of armed violence was reported at 11:19 in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the south side. A 28-year-old man was parked in block 200 West 43rd Place when a bullet was hit in his back, the police said. He was taken to the Medical Center of the University of Chicago.

Thursday, four people were injured in shootings throughout the city.

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