1 dead, 9 wounded in weekend shootings - KMSP-TV

1 dead, 9 wounded in weekend shootings

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

One man was killed and at least nine other people were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.

Miguel Delgado, 19, was shot dead in the street about 2:20 a.m. Saturday in the Wicker Park neighborhood, along a trendy strip of bars in the 1500 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, authorities said. Delgado, who was shot in the head, died a few minutes later, authorities said.

Manuel Gonzalez, 26, of the 2600 block of North California Avenue, faces one count of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder in connection with the shooting, police said. He was ordered held on $1 million bail in bond court Sunday.

Police initially said the shooting was gang-related.

At least nine other people were wounded in weekend shootings, including a 14-year-old girl who police said was the unintended target of a shooting Friday afternoon on the South Side.

The girl was in the 7900 block of South Vernon Avenue about 4:55 p.m. when two groups of males nearby opened fire on each other and she was struck in the leg, police said.

She was taken in good condition to University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital.

Later Friday night, a 40-year-old woman was shot in the Austin neighborhood.

The woman was in the 100 block of South Lavergne Avenue when she was shot in the leg about 11:15 p.m., police said. She was taken in good condition to Loretto Hospital.

The most recent attack happened late Sunday in the Avalon Park neighborhood, when a man was left critically wounded after a shooting in the 8000 block of South Woodlawn Avenue, police said.

The 25-year-old man was in his vehicle about 11:10 p.m. when two gunmen walked up and opened fire, shooting him in the head, police said.

Police said the suspects ran north after the shooting. The man was taken in critical condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

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