Chicagoland: 19 Shot During Weekend Violence

by Greg Pollowitz

A gang-related drive-by shooting in the River North neighborhood left a man dead and three others wounded early Sunday morning, the four among at least 19 people shot and two killed since 11 a.m. Saturday.

The most recent shooting involved a 29-year-old man shot and killed about 7:15 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of East 81st Street in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada. The man suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head, Estrada said. According to the Cook County medical examiner’s office, it has not yet been notified of the death.

No other details were available on the shooting, Estrada said, but Area South detectives are investigating. . .