3 killed, 23 wounded in weekend shootings

Sun-Times Wire
Posted: 01/25/2015, 01:06am

chicago crime news 012515Three men were killed and at least 23 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.

In the most recent fatal incident, officers found a man shot multiple times early Saturday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

Arturo Olivera, 24, was found inside a vehicle about 2 a.m. near Kenton and West End with multiple gunshot wounds, authorities said.

Olivera, of the 800 block of Thornwood in Glenview, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:13 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy found he died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

The other two fatal shootings happened within minutes of each other Friday night on the South Side, police said.

About 6:20 p.m., 19-year-old Anfernee Durant was shot in the foot, leg and side in a possible drive-by attack in the 7800 block of South Vincennes, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

Durant, of the 7800 block of South Loomis, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later, the medical examiner’s office said. Police said he was a documented gang member.

At 6:15 p.m., 18-year-old Tyree D. Harris was standing outside in the 6800 block of South Western when someone walked up and shot him in the head, authorities said.

Harris, whose home address was not immediately known, was taken to Christ Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 8:18 p.m., according to the medical examiners’ office. A police source said he was a documented gang member.

The most recent nonfatal shooting happened Sunday night in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood.

About 10 p.m., a person walked up to an 18-year-old man in the 2200 block of West 18th Place and opened fire, police said. The man suffered a graze wound to the chin and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he is listed in good condition, according to police.

At least 22 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since 3:30 p.m. Friday.

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