West, South Sides Go Up
A man was shot dead and another was critically wounded within minutes of each other in separate shootings late this afternoon on the city's West Side.
About 5:43 p.m., a 30-year-old man was shot on the 3000 block of West 25th Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene, said Police News Affairs [...]. As of 6:15 p.m., the Cook County medical examiner's office was not notified of the death.
About 5:41 p.m., another man, described as being in his 30s, was critically wounded in a shooting near Pulaski Road and Lexington Avenue. He was shot in the abdomen, O'Brien said.
Two people are dead and five others were wounded tonight in an apparent drive-by shooting near a liquor store on the South Side, officials said.
The shooting happened about 6:46 p.m. near or in a store located on the 2500 block of East 79th Street, police said.
Plus, it's a three day weekend - we still have to get through Monday.
And we're looking at straight middle-to-high 40's all week. Perfect shooting weather.