By JEFF MAYES
Chicago Sun-Times Wire
At least 12 people were killed in violence last week in Chicago and the death toll included a 17-year-old, two 18-year-olds, and two men who hours earlier had been to the funeral of another gunshot victim.
Police were responded at 1:13 a.m. to a call of shots fired in the 9000 block of South Marshfield and found the men unresponsive, according to Chicago Police.
Brooks, 42; and Nunn, 33, were both pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. AUtopsies showed both men died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Both victims had attended the funeral of Anreco D. Nichols, who was shot to death just a week earlier in Chatham.
A few hours later, the body of 32-year-old Dwayne T. Triplett was found slumped over the wheel of his car in Englewood. About 8:35 a.m., an officer on patrol found Triplett dead of a gunshot wound near his home in the 1100 block of West 72nd Street, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. He had been shot in the head and chest.
A 17-year-old boy was killed and a 19-year-old man wounded in a shooting late Saturday in Back of the Yards. They were standing in the street about 10:20 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Sangamon when a car pulled up and someone inside fired shots, according to police.
The boy, identified as Christopher Fields, was shot in the back and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died. Fields, a sophomore at Urban Prep Academy, was not the intended target of the shoot, according to a statement from the school CEO.
The older teen was taken to the same hospital with an arm wound. His condition stabilized, police said.
A 18-year-old south suburban man died hours after being shot in the West Chatham neighborhood early Saturday. Travell Montgomery was on a porch in the 8800 block of South Princeton at 1:30 a.m. when three gunmen walked up and opened fire, shooting him in the head, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Montgomery was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died just before 8 p.m.
A 27-year-old man was shot to death in the South Chicago neighborhood Friday night. Jeremy H. Ray was outside in the 8900 block of South Brandon about 9:35 p.m. when two gunmen got out of a car, walked up and opened fire, striking him repeatedly, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. The shooters then drove off. Ray was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:27 p.m., authorities said.
Another Englewood shooting left one man dead and another wounded Friday night. Terry Bates Jr., 26, and a 27-year-old man were outside in the 200 block of West Garfield about 8:45 p.m. Two gunmen walked up to them and opened fire before running away, according to authorities.
The men were each shot multiple times and were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where Bates was pronounced dead. The condition of the 27-year-old, who suffered chest and leg wounds, was stabilized, police said.
A 52-year-old man was fatally shot Thursday evening in Ashburn. Paul Webster was sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle about 5:26 p.m. in the 2800 block of West 84th Place when a dark-colored vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.
Webster, whose home address wasn’t known, was shot in the chest and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead.
An 18-year-old man was fatally shot in West Englewood on Wednesday night. Lewis Johnson was shot several times in the abdomen about 8:10 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Marshfield, police and the medical examiner’s office said. Johnson, who lived in the same block, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead.
Lanorris Webster was shot to death Wednesday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. Officers responded to a call of a person shot in the 3300 block of West Ohio about 1:40 p.m. and found the 34-year-old with a gunshot wound to the left chest, authorities said. Webster was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:15 p.m..
A man was stabbed to death during a fight Monday morning in the Roseland neighborhood. Anthony Williams, 52, was fighting with someone in the 11400 block of South Indiana when the other person stabbed him multiple times at 7:54 a.m., according to authorities. Williams was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect ran away and is not in custody, police said.
The week’s first homicide left a northwest suburban man dead and a woman injured in a South Loop shooting early Monday. About 4 a.m., 27-year-old Sami Talab Salaymeh and a 23-year-old woman were in a vehicle in the 2400 block of South Michigan Avenue when two people walked up, and one pulled a gun and opened fire, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.
Salaymeh, of Hanover Park, was shot in the abdomen and arm; and the woman suffered a gunshot wound to the right leg, authorities said. They drove themselves to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where Salaymeh was pronounced dead and the woman was listed in good condition.