Chicago Warzone Update: 4 shot in 10 Minutes; 2 Dead with 7 Wounded

The Chicago Sun Times Reports:

Four people shot in 10 minutes on the South Side; one killed

Two men are dead and seven others – including three 14-year-old boys – were wounded Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.


Ornette Massey, 38, of the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue, was shot multiple times about 6:30 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Michigan Avenue and pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

A 40-year-old man was also wounded in the shooting, police said. That man was taken in stable condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with gunshot wounds to the hip and buttocks.

About 10 minutes later, two 14-year-old boys were shot during a drive-by attack in the 2500 block of West 64th Street, police said.

One boy was shot in the back and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. The other boy was shot in the left leg and taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital.

About 7:05 p.m., a 33-year-old man was shot in the left leg in the 5000 block of South May Street and took himself to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Center, police said.

About 15 minutes later, a 21-year-old man was shot in the right leg in the 7700 block of South Bennett Avenue, police said.

About 8:25 p.m., a 14-year-old boy was shot in the left hand in the 6900 block of South Western Avenue and taken in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital.

No one is in custody for any of the shootings as of Wednesday night.

Related Links:

Chicago Warzone Update: Day By Day (Updated)

Chicago Warzone Update: No End In Sight



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