Chicago on Sunday recorded four homicides—the highest one-day total since January, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
According to police:
At 3:30 a.m., a 20-year-old man was shot to death in the 2800 block of East 76th Street in South Shore.
Later that morning, an 82-year-old woman was found beaten to death in the 7800 block of Euclid Avenue in South Shore.
At 4 p.m., a 21-year-old was fatally shot in the 6500 block of South Green Street in Englewood.
At 6:30 p.m., a 18-year-old was shot in the 7900 block of South Paulina Street in Auburn Gresham. He later died.
Seven homicides were logged on Jan. 26, the deadliest day of the year, according to police information.
Citywide, gunshot homicides were recorded in the last week in Englewood, Greater Grand Crossing, Roseland, Washington Heights and West Englewood, according to RedEye data.
Fifteen homicides have been logged so far in May. Fifty-one homicides were recorded in May 2012, RedEye determined.