New City saw two double homicides in two days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Sunday, two men, ages 21 and 22, were shot to death in the 700 block of West 50th Place, police said. Two days earlier, two men, ages 22 and 26, were fatally shot in the 5100 block of South May Street, according to officials.
New City has recorded 12 homicides so far this year, according to RedEye data. The South Side community area logged 13 homicides in 2011, RedEye data found.
Meanwhile, Chicago Lawn and Greater Grand Crossing each recorded two homicides in the last week, according to police data.
In Chicago Lawn, a 20-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 6300 block of South Rockwell Street, police said. Two days earlier, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the 6100 block of South Rockwell Street, according to officials.
In Greater Grand Crossing, a 50-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday in the 7500 block of South Drexel Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 27-year-old man was shot to death in the 6800 block of South Indiana Avenue, officials said.
Citywide, gunshot homicides were logged in the last week in Chatham, Englewood, Grand Boulevard, Portage Park, Riverdale and Roseland, police data shows.
Meanwhile, a 54-year-old man was stabbed to death Monday in the 1300 block of West Hastings Street on the Near West Side, police said.
Twenty homicides have been recorded so far this month. Forty-four homicides were logged in June 2011, RedEye determined.Copyright © 2015, CT Now