Chicago: 1 Murdered, 7 Wounded In Friday Shootings

by James R. Scott, The Chicago Times

November 20, 2021

CHICAGO – One person was murdered, and seven others injured by gunfire on Friday.

According to Chicago police, two men were shot, one fatally, in West Englewood on Chicago’s South Side on Friday night.  A 45-year-old male was discovered inside a vehicle in the 7100 block of South Seeley Avenue at 9:30 p.m. with gunshot wounds to the head and chest.  The male victim was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and later pronounce dead.

According to CPD, a 35-year-old male was discovered inside a residence with a gunshot wound to the hip.

Two teenage boys were injured in nonfatal gunfire Friday afternoon in Fernwood on Chicago’s South Side.  The teens, ages 15 and 16, were on the sidewalk in the 10000 block of South Parnell Avenue at 5 p.m. when an unknown shooter opened fire, according to CPD.

According to CPD, a 17-year-old girl was grazed in the back by a bullet in Englewood.  The 17-year-old was stopped at a red light in the 6000 block of South State Street at 5:45 p.m. when another vehicle drew up next to her and someone inside opened fire on the victim. 

According to CPD, three more people were injured by gunfire in Chicago on Friday.