Two people were shot to death and 14 others were wounded in city shootings from Friday afternoon into Saturday morning.
The most recent homicide happened about 9:25 p.m. Friday in the 2700 block of East 76thStreet in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Shannon Mack, 34, of the 6800 block of South Crandon Avenue was pronounced dead at 10:45 p.m., died on a front porch of a frame home on that block, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy conducted today determined that he died of multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide.
Earlier, Gakirah Barnes, 17, was shot in the upper body about 3:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue in the West Woodlawn community on the South Side during an attack that left two other people wounded, said police said.
Barnes, of the 8000 block of South Shore Drive was pronounced dead at 5:43 p.m. at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy conducted today determined that she died of multiple gunshot wounds and her death was also ruled a homicide, according to the office.
A 34-year-old man was shot in the foot and taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center and an 18-year-old man got himself to another unknown hospital. He was wounded in the knee, said Sweeney.
Chicago Fire Department Spokesman Larry Langford said the 34-year-old man was in good condition.
In other shootings:
• A shooting about 3:55 a.m. Saturday on 18th Street at Carpenter Street in the Pilsen neighborhood on the Southwest Side left two men wounded. The two, 23 and 25, drove to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County. Police said the two young men affiliated with the same gang. Both are expected to survive.
• About 3:30 a.m., two women were shot in the 500 block of North Cicero Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The two were in a car when someone in a gray van pulled alongside and started shooting. The pair drove to Loretto Hospital from there and one of the women, 20, was transferred to Stroger hospital with a neck wound. The other, 23, remained at Loretto Hospital with a hand wound. The gray van fled north from the shooting.
• A 24-year-old man was shot about 2:45 a.m. near the corner of 71st Street and Jeffery Avenue in South Shore. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
• A 31-year-old man was shot about 2:30 a.m. in the 3200 block of West Huron Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. He was wounded in the torso during an attempted robbery and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, police said.
• A 22-year-old man was left in critical condition with a head wound after being shot about 10:10 p.m. in the 8100 block of South Kilpatrick Avenue in the Scottsdale neighborhood on the Southwest Side. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition.
• Someone shot a 27-year-old man in both legs about 9:45 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Maryland Avenue in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. He was taken to Stroger hospital and is in stable condition, police said.
• About 9:15 p.m., a 57-year-old man was shot in the 0-100 block of East 120th Street in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition with a wound to his leg. Someone opened fire from an alley, hitting him in the leg, police said.
• About 8:15 p.m., a 17-year-old boy sustained a graze wound to his head on the 1500 block of East 79th Street in th Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side, said Sweeney. The boy was in a vehicle when someone from another vehicle fired shots and a bullet grazed the teen, Sweeney said. The boy was taken in good condition to Stroger hospital.
• About 5:10 p.m. in the South Chicago neighborhood, a 20-year-old woman was shot in the chest and critically wounded and a 17-year-old boy was shot in the back, according to Sweeney. The woman, who officials initially said was 24, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital following the shooting in the 8400 block of South Burnham Avenue. Sweeney said the 17-year-old’s condition had stabilized at South Shore Hospital.