12/08/2013 01:31 pm ET

One Dead, 8 Wounded In Chicago Citywide Shootings Saturday Night And Sunday

Erica Demerest/DNAinfo

One person was killed and at least eight wounded in shootings Saturday night and Sunday.

A 26-year-old man was fatally shot in his chest and side in Austin about 1:35 a.m. Sunday, said Officer Jose Estrada, a police spokesman.

Police responding to a call of shots fired found the man — whose name is being held pending family notification — in the 5600 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue.

He was rushed in critical condition to Loyola University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 2:07 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.


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