CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Five people were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago.
The latest shooting happened just after 11 p.m. in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
A 40-year-old man was standing outside in the 2900 block of West 40th Street when he heard gunfire and felt pain, according to Chicago Police. He was shot in the left cheek and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition.
A few hours earlier, a 17-year-old boy was shot in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
About 7:10 p.m., the boy was standing in the 3300 block of West Flournoy Street when shots rang out and he suffered a graze wound to the arm, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition.
During the evening rush hour, a man was shot and critically wounded near an Albany Park neighborhood Brown Line station.
About 5:30 p.m., the 20-year-old man was standing outside in the 4700 block of North Kimball when someone walked up from an alley and fired shots, police said. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition.
About 9:30 a.m., a man was shot in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.
The 25-year-old was walking in the 800 block of West 54th Street when someone got out of a silver car and opened fire, police said. He was shot in the right leg and taken in good condition to St. Bernard Hospital.
Police said the gunman got back in the car after the shooting and took off.
About 3:30 a.m., a 47-year-old man was shot in the left ear in the 7500 block of South South Shore Drive, police said. He was taken in serious condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
The violent Monday followed the Thanksgiving weekend in Chicago, during which eight people were killed and 20 others were wounded in shootings.