#Sisters, 6 and 13, among 9 wounded, 1 fatally, in #Chicago #shootings

Two young sisters, 6 and 13, wounded in the same shooting were among at least 10 people who have been shot, one fatally, in Chicago since Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

In the homicide, a man was shot in the neck, abdomen and back in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side late Sunday, police said. The man, 58, was walking in the 8000 block of South Michigan Avenue when someone started shooting about 10:50 p.m., police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was identified as Hubert Eddings, who was killed in the block where he lived, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The girls were both in good condition after being shot about 9 p.m. in the 4700 block of West North Avenue, near Cicero Avenue, according to police.

The two were in a vehicle when someone drove up in another vehicle and someone inside started shooting, hitting the girl in the ankle and the boy in the leg. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital for treatment.

Police initially said the wounded were a 4-year-old girl and 14-year-old boy. Family at the hospital provided corrected information.

Earlier, a man was shot by police about 8 p.m. in the 4200 block of South Ashland Avenue, according to authorities.

In other shootings:

Most recently, a man was shot in the hand while driving a vehicle in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side early Monday, police said. The man, 35, was stopped at a light in the 3900 block of West Ogden Avenue when another vehicle pulled alongside his and someone inside fired shots about 2:15 a.m., police said. The man continued driving until he stopped in the 2800 block of South Archer Avenue, where an ambulance responded and took him to Stroger Hospital. His condition was stabilized.

On the West Side, a man was seriously wounded while riding in a car in the East Garfield Park neighborhood about 9:50 p.m. Sunday, police said. The man, 22, was in a vehicle in the 700 block of North Kedzie Avenue when another vehicle pulled alongside his and someone inside fired shots, police said. He was hit in the neck and chest and taken to Stroger Hospital.
About 9:35 p.m., a woman was critically injured in a shooting in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side about 9:35 p.m. The woman, 19, was riding in a vehicle in the 1800 block of North Richmond Street when someone on the street started shooting, police said. The woman was shot in the back and taken to Stroger Hospital.

In the South Side’s Gresham neighborhood, a 29-year-old man was shot several times about 3 p.m. in the 8800 block of South Parnell Avenue, police said. The man suffered gunshot wounds to the left lower leg and left jaw, as well as graze wounds to the right chin and neck, and his condition was stabilized at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The man was walking when someone inside a vehicle started shooting at him, police said.

A 16-year-old boy and a 45-year-old man were shot in separate attacks within a few minutes of each other Sunday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. About 1:35 p.m., police were called to the 4200 block of West Jackson Boulevard for a report of shots fired. They found a 16-year-old boy who had one gunshot wound to the leg, according to police. The teen was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was in good condition, police said. Detectives were investigating, and no one had been arrested as of Sunday afternoon. Just before 1:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of West Washington Boulevard, police found a man, 45, with a gunshot wound to his lower left leg, police said. The man was on foot when a vehicle he didn’t recognize slowed and someone inside opened fire on him, he told police. The vehicle then drove off. The man also was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said. A police spokeswoman said she had not been notified that there was any connection between the two shootings as of Sunday evening.

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