Humboldt Park and Washington Park each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Washington Park, a 28-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday in the first block of East 56th Street, police said. Three days earlier, a 21-year-old man was fatally shot in the 5500 block of South Wabash Avenue, according to officials.
Washington Park has logged seven homicides so far this year, RedEye data shows. The South Side community area recorded 10 homicides last year, RedEye determined.
In Humboldt Park, two 16-year-old boys were shot to death Aug. 2 in the 600 block of North Avers Avenue, police said.
Humboldt Park has logged 11 homicides so far this year, according to RedEye data. The West Side community area recorded 22 homicides last year.
Citywide, gunshot homicides were logged in the last week in Albany Park, Austin, Logan Square, the Near West Side, North Lawndale, Pullman, South Shore and Washington Heights, data shows.
Meanwhile, a 20-year-old man was stabbed to death Saturday in the 600 block of North LaSalle Street on the Near North Side, police said.
Fourteen homicides have been logged so far this month. Thirty-seven homicides were recorded in August 2011, according to RedEye data.