10 wounded in shootings Wednesday across Chicago

- Ten people were wounded in shootings Wednesday across Chicago.

Most recently, a man was shot in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

The 19-year-old was in the 12700 block of South Harvard about 10 p.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with a graze wound to his head. His condition had stabilized.

At 8:24 p.m., a man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The 28-year-old man was walking in the 5600 block of South Carpenter when a burgundy minivan drove by and someone inside fired shots, police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the right leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

About 8:10 p.m., a man was shot in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The 23-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 5600 block of West Chicago Avenue when he heard gunfire and realized he was shot, police said. He took himself to Loretto Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

An 18-year-old man was shot at 4:39 p.m. in the South Side Chatham neighborhood. He was walking in the 700 block of East 89th Street when shots rang out from someone sitting in a car parked in an alley, police said. The man was shot in the left knee and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was listed in good condition.

About eight minutes earlier, an 18-year-old man was shot while driving in the South Side Chicago Lawn neighborhood. The man was traveling in a vehicle in the 2500 block of West Lithuanian Plaza Court about 4:31 p.m. when shots were fired from an unknown person standing in a group on the sidewalk, police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the left shoulder and showed up at Holy Cross Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.

A 19-year-old man was shot at 2:56 p.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. He was in an alley in the 11700 block of South Eggleston Avenue when shots rang out from a group of three males. He suffered a gunshot wound to the right leg and was taken in good condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Chicago Police said.

A few minutes after 2 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the West Side North Lawndale neighborhood. He was walking in the 1500 block of South Drake when a man in walked up and fired shots, striking him in the right arm and right hand, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

About two hours earlier, a 38-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood. He was walking in the 6400 block of South Evans at 12:09 p.m. when a red or maroon SUV drove by and someone inside fired shots. The victim, who police said is a documented gang member, was shot in the right thigh and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

At 10:45 a.m., a man was shot while driving in the Southwest Side McKinley Park neighborhood. The 37-year-old was driving in the 3900 block of South Western when someone in a white car fired shots, striking the man in the knee, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital where his condition stabilized.

In the day’s first shooting, a 16-year-old boy was also shot in Woodlawn. The teen was outside in the 600 block of East 62nd Street about 9:40 a.m. when shots were fired from a red car, police said. He was hit in the face and arm and taken in fair condition to Comer Children’s Hospital.

Up Next:


  • Popular

  • Recent

More Stories You May Be Interested In - includes Advertiser Stories