CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Five people were shot early Saturday on the border of the Bronzeville and Washington Park neighborhoods on the South Side.
The shooting happened about 12:10 a.m. in the 100 block of East 51st Street, Chicago Police said. The five people were standing on a sidewalk when someone in a gray vehicle shot at them.
Four people were taken from the scene to hospitals, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. Another victim walked in to a hospital.
A 26-year-old man was shot in his head, and was in critical condition at University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. A 15-year-old boy was shot in his leg. His condition was stabilized at Saint Bernard Hospital.
A 50-year-old man was shot in his back and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.
A 31-year-old man was shot in his body, and the fifth victim, a 33-year-old man, was shot in his lower back, police said. They were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where their conditions stabilized.
Area Central detectives were investigating the shooting.