April 22nd, Chicago: 12 shot, 1 killed

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April 22nd, Chicago: 12 shot, 1 killed

Gun on the street, photo by Larchmont Ledger

Gun on the street, photo by Larchmont Ledger

Gun on the street, photo by Larchmont Ledger

Gun on the street, photo by Larchmont Ledger


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CHICAGO, April 22 —  Twelve people were shot and one killed.

 

Just after midnight, a 21-year-old man was walking home when a moving vehicle opened fire. The 21-year-old was shot in the leg and then taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

 

Earlier in the afternoon, three people were shot by a moving vehicle. Two of the victims were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center. A man, 41 years old, had been shot in the mouth, leg, and forearm, and his condition is critical. The other man, 39 years old, had been shot in both legs and his condition is stabilized. The third man, 34 years old shot in the buttock and forearm, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition had been stabilized.

 

Later in Gresham: police say Keshaun Graham had been arguing with another man about marijuana when he was shot from behind. Graham was taken Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he later died.

 

Around the same time, police say a 44-year-old man was shot while standing in front of his house on the block of South Justine. The man had been shot in the leg and taken also to Christ Medical Center where his condition was stabilized.

 

On the west side of Chicago, in East Garfield Park, two men both had been shot in the leg and one in the hand. Both men had been taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

 

Several hours later, on the west side in Austin, a 35-year-old man was shot while sitting in his vehicle. He was shot in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

 

Three other nonfatal shootings happened to a 22-year-old, 36-year-old, and 33- year-old.

Just after 10 am, a 36-year-old man was shot in the face on the Southside of Chicago. Before 2 pm, a 21-year-old was shot in the leg on the Westside, in Austin. Around 3 pm, a 33-year-old man had been shot in the side and back on the Northwest side (chicago.suntimes.com).

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