Two people were killed and a teenager was injured and later charged with possession of drugs in a pair of shootings on the West Side Sunday, police said.
In an attack in the Humboldt Park neighborhood just before 7 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the chest and his companion, 17-year-old Anton Reed, was shot in the hand, police said.
The boy was identified by the medical examiner's office as Jeffrey Stewart of the 5200 block of West Race Avenue. An autopsy is scheduled for today.
Reed, of the 4100 block of West Kamerling Avenue, was later arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance after vomiting three ziplock baggies of suspected cocaine, police said.
Police were called to the 1100 block of North Harding Avenue just before 7 p.m. Sunday and found a teenager there who had been shot in the finger, authorities said.
Stewart was discovered a few minutes later in a playlot on in the 1100 block of North Pulaski Road, where he had apparently run after being shot in the chest on Harding.
Stewart was taken in critical condition to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was pronounced dead at 7:50 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Reed, whose condition had stabilized at Norwegian-American Hospital, was arrested there after he allegedly vomited three ziplock baggies of suspected cocaine with “stay high” logos while being taken to the hospital, according to a police report.In a separate fatal shooting, a man was shot multiple times about 9:30 p.m. during an apparent carjacking in the 1100 block of South Austin Boulevard, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
The man, who was believed to be in his 20s, was taken to Loyola University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 11:48 p.m., according to the medical examiner's office.
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