Of the five homicides in Chicago in the last week, three killings occurred on the South Side, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 37-year-old man was shot to death in the 100 block of East 44th Street in Grand Boulevard, police said. Three days earlier, a 20-year-old man was fatally shot in the 10600 block of South Yates Avenue in South Deering, according to officials.
On Oct. 2, a 25-year-old man was shot to death in the 7800 block of South Jeffrey Boulevard in South Shore, police said.
Meanwhile, on the West Side, a 20-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday in the 4400 block of West Van Buren Street in West Garfield Park, police said.
That same day, a man was shot in the 5400 block of South Talman Avenue in Gage Park. He later died, according to officials.
Five homicides have been logged so far this month. Thirty-two homicides were recorded in October 2013, RedEye found.