CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Two people were killed and 13 others were wounded by gunfire Tuesday in Chicago, including a masked armed robber who was killed during a home invasion in Jeffery Manor on the South Side.
A resident of the home heard a loud sound at the front door at about 11 p.m. in the 9500 block of South Calhoun Avenue, Chicago police said. The man, 49, opened the door and two armed gunmen wearing masks forced their way in. The man yelled for help and two men, 24 and 25, rushed up from the basement. The three began to fight with the robbers and a gun discharged several times. One of the robbers was struck in the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. The second man ran off. The 25-year old was struck in the arm and taken to Trinity Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
A 17-year-old boy was killed in Park Manor on the South Side. He was in a car in the 7100 block of South Indiana Avenue when someone approached and opened fire at about 5 p.m., striking him in the head, police said. The teen was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Three people were wounded in a drive-by in Marquette Park on the Southwest Side. At about 11:15 p.m., the group was standing outside in the 3100 block of West 64th Street when a black sedan pulled up and someone opened fire, police said. A 35-year-old woman was struck in the stomach and leg and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition. A 41-year-old man was struck in the buttocks and refused medical treatment. A third person, a 31-year-old man, was grazed in the chest, and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he is in good condition.
Earlier in the evening, two men were shot in Uptown on the North Side. They were near the sidewalk in the 4500 block of North Sheridan Road when a car pulled up and someone opened fire, police said. A 20-year old was shot in the head and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition. The other man, 19, was shot in the leg and was taken to Weiss Memorial Hospital in good condition.
Three people were wounded in a shooting in West Garfield Park on the West Side. Around 2:10 p.m., they were near a sidewalk in the 3900 block of West Gladys Avenue when a car approached and someone began shooting, police said. One person was struck in the leg and another was shot in the shoulder. Both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition. A 26-year-old man was grazed in the calf but refused medical attention.
In the day’s first reported shooting, a 31-year-old man was shot in Chatham on the South Side. Just after midnight, he was in the 8000 block of South Maryland Avenue when he was shot in the hand. He was taken to Trinity Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Three others were wounded in shootings across the city.
One person was killed, and thirteen others were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago.
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