3 killed, 14 hurt in Chicago area weekend shootings
January 27, 2014 (CHICAGO) -- Three people were killed and at least 14 others were wounded since early Saturday in shootings across the city.
Miguel Naverrette, 15, was shot and killed in the Little Village neighborhood Sunday afternoon.
Naverrette was sitting inside a parked vehicle in the 4100 block of West 30th Street about 4:50 p.m. when someone inside a dark-colored SUV pulled up and fired shots at him while yelling gang slogans, authorities said.
Naverrette, of the 2800 block of South Karlov Avenue, was shot in the abdomen and side and pronounced dead on the scene at 5:24 p.m., authorities said. Police said the teen had gang affiliations.
A man was shot and killed early Saturday in the South Lawndale neighborhood.
Police responding to a call of a person shot about 2:55 a.m. found the 23-year-old man unresponsive on the sidewalk in the 3800 block of West 26th Street, police said. The man suffered a gunshot wound underneath his chin.
Jose Nunez, of the 1800 block of North Leavitt Street, was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:10 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
About two hours earlier, four people were wounded and one man was killed in a shooting in a bar on the South Side.
The five people were shot about 12:52 a.m. while they were attending a party inside Rudy's Lounge in the 5100 block of South Union Avenue, police said. An argument broke out between party-goers and two uninvited males, and after the males were escorted from the bar by security, shots were fired from the bar's doorway.
Elsaleem Mannte'el, 35, of the 8100 block of South Drexel Avenue, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was pronounced dead at 1:38 a.m., according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
Also, a 37-year-old man was shot in the neck and a 40-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the head, police said. Both men were taken to Stroger Hospital, where they were both listed in "stable" condition.
A woman, 34, suffered a graze wound to the neck in the shooting and took herself to Provident Hospital of Cook County, police said. She was later transferred to Stroger Hospital and listed in "stable" condition.
A 37-year-old man also drove himself to Provident Hospital with a graze wound to the arm, police said. As of 5 a.m., he had been treated and released.
Ten other people were shot across the city over the weekend, including a man in the River North neighborhood Sunday evening.
The 42-year-old was shot in the chest and arm just before 7:30 p.m. in the 300 block of West Chicago Avenue, police said. The man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was listed in "stable" condition, police said.
No one is in custody for any of the shootings as area detectives investigate.
(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2014.)
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