South Side shootings left two men dead and another six people wounded between midday Monday and early Tuesday morning, according to police.
In the most recent shooting, a 30-year-old man was shot in the head about 2 a.m. Tuesday in the 11600 block of South Stewart Avenue, police said. Officials initially said the man was 20.
Officers were called to the block by someone who heard five or six gunshots from a nearby alley, police said. Julio Perkins, 30, who lived on the block where the shooting happened, was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center at 2:46 a.m.
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In a separate fatal shooting, a 26-year-old man was shot about 6:50 p.m. Monday in the Englewood neighborhood. The man, Dearies Arnold, of the 7300 block of South Champlain Avenue, was pronounced dead at 7:49 p.m. at Christ hospital.
Someone in a passing white car started firing at the man in the 7100 block of South Green Street, police said. After the shooting, the white car fled on Green Street.
The man was shot in the side and twice in his right leg and was taken to Advocate Christ in critical condition, police said. He was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ at 7:49 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
In other shootings:
• Two boys were shot at 1:50 p.m. Monday on the 7300 block of South East End Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Stacey Cooper.
A 15-year-old was shot in the left leg and a 16-year-old boy was shot in the back, Cooper said. Both teens were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where their conditions had stabilized, she said.
The teens were sitting on a park bench when a group of people came up to them and someone took out a gun and began firing, Cooper said.
• About 10:30 p.m. Monday, a 28-year-old man who been shot in the eye arrived at Advocate Trinity Hospital, police said, citing preliminary information. The shooting happened in the 9100 block of South Woodlawn Avenue.
• About 7:35 p.m. Monday, a 21-year-old man was shot in the back as he walked down the sidewalk near the intersection of West 118th and South Morgan streets, police said. The man was taken to Advocate Christ, where his condition was stabilized.
• At 1:20 p.m. Monday, an 18-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to his left ankle, Cooper said. The shooting happened on the 9500 bock of South Peoria Street and then the man ran to the 9500 block of South Sangamon Street, Cooper said. The victim is a documented gang member and police believe the incident was gang related.
• A 24-year-old man was hospitalized Monday morning after being shot in the Logan Square neighborhood. The shooting happened at 11:48 a.m. in the 2400 block of North Talman Avenue, said News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala. The man was shot in the leg and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized, police said.