According to Untrail D. Boyd, Guardian Liberty Voice photojournalist, on May 17, 2016, at 8:40 p.m. CDT, there were three separate incidents of gunfire in Chicago. The first two were definitely related.
Witnesses indicated the shooter was driving a black truck. The first shooting took place in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago on W. 21st Street and S. Washtenaw Avenue, and the second took place around the corner on W. 22nd Street and S. Washtenaw Avenue, not far from the Cook County Department of Corrections.
In the first shooting, a Hispanic man in his 20s was wounded in the leg. He was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital and is reported to be in good condition. The scene was littered with .45-caliber shells.
The second shooting took place around the corner from the first. Apparently, the driver shot at several people. However, there were no victims as a result of this shooting.
In the third shooting, another man was wounded. The race or age of this victim was not reported. This shooting took place near Mount Sinai Hospital at 1500 S. Fairview Ave. The victim was able to walk to the emergency room for medical attention. There has been no report that this shooting was related to the two shootings listed above.
Written by Cathy Milne
Contributor: Untrail D. Boyd
Untrail D. Boyd
Images Courtesy of Untrail D. Boyd