1 dead, 17 others shot across the city in weekend violence - KMSP-TV

1 dead, 17 others shot across the city in weekend violence

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A man was shot by Chicago police after he repeatedly pointed a handgun at officers, authorities said. (NVP News) A man was shot by Chicago police after he repeatedly pointed a handgun at officers, authorities said. (NVP News)
Two men were shot in Wicker Park late Friday, police said. (Sam Charles/Sun-Times Media) Two men were shot in Wicker Park late Friday, police said. (Sam Charles/Sun-Times Media)
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A man was killed and at least 17 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since late Friday.

A man was fatally wounded in a gang-related shooting Sunday morning in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.

Adrian Sianez, 24, was in the 5500 block of South Mozart about 3:40 a.m. when someone got out of an SUV and started shooting, authorities said. He was shot multiple times in the back and once in the buttocks, police said. Sianez, of the 5700 block of South Rockwell, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 10:11 a.m., the Cook County Medical Examiner's office said.

About 4:45 a.m. Sunday, a man was seriously wounded in a shooting along a CPS Safe Passage route on the West Side. The man, whose age was not released, was in a vehicle in the 3900 block of West Wilcox when someone on the street started shooting, police said. He was shot multiple times in the chest and leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

Genevieve Melody Elementary School that same block. A Safe Passage route runs along that portion of Wilcox, according to the Chicago Public Schools.

About 3 a.m. Sunday, two women and a man were shot in the first block of West 114th Street on the Far South Side. A 25-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were both taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The man was listed in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his abdomen and leg. The woman was shot in the hand, police said. A 27-year-old woman was shot in the foot and taken to Roseland Hospital, police said.

Additionally, a man thought to be in his 20s was found beaten to death Saturday morning in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side. Police initially had reported that the man had been shot in the head. The man's body was found in the 5100 block of South Ellsworth Drive about 7:05 a.m. An autopsy conducted Sunday determined his cause of death to be head injuries resulting from a beating and ruled his death a homicide, the medical examiner's office said. His identity was not yet known.

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