CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Several teen boys were among the 15 people wounded in Monday shootings across Chicago.
The most recent shooting happened in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
About 9:40 p.m., a 43-year-old man was sitting in a parked vehicle in the 5000 block of West Chicago when someone walked up and shot him in the neck and back, police said. The person got into a white SUV and fled eastbound.
The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.
Two men, ages 21 and 22, were shot about 7:08 p.m. in the 6100 block of South King Drive, police said.
Both were taken to Stroger Hospital, police said. The older man was shot in the left side and listed in critical condition, while the younger man was shot in the back and the leg. His condition had stabilized, police said.
About 20 minutes earlier, a teen boy was shot in Bronzeville.
The 17-year-old was shot in the right hip in the 4500 block of South Vincennes, police said. He was taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in fair condition.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side Monday evening.
At 5:27 p.m., the teen was walking in an alley in the 500 block of West 61st Street when he head shots and felt pain. Three people were seen running southbound from the alley after the shooting, police said.
The teen suffered a gunshot wound to the upper back and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said.
At 2:44 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was walking in the 1200 block of East 79th Street when a someone wearing a gray camouflage hoodie walked up to him, fired shots and then ran away through an alley, police said.
The boy suffered a gunshot wound to the back and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition, but he had stabilized, police said.
Another teen boy was shot about noon in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.
The 16-year-old was shot in the right leg at 116th and Harvard, and was listed in good condition at the scene, police said.
Less than an hour earlier, a man was injured in a drive-by shooting in South Shore. The 27-year-old was in the 1500 block of East 73rd Street at 11:25 a.m. when shots were fired by someone in a silver vehicle, police said.
He was shot in the left calf and taken in good condition to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center, police said.
Three hours earlier, another man was shot in South Shore. At 8:12 a.m., the 23-year-old was shot in the foot in the 1300 block of East 76th Street. He was taken to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center in good condition, police said.
Just before 9 a.m., three men were shot in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
They were in the 3100 block of West Monroe at 8:55 a.m. when they heard shots and felt pain, police said.
A 21-year-old was shot in the back and taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, police said. A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg and also taken to Stroger, where his condition stabilized. A 23-year-old was shot in the leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Early Monday, two people were shot in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
A 27-year-old man and 29-year-old woman were driving in a vehicle in the 3700 block of West Leland at 4:47 a.m. when shots rang out, police said.
The man was shot in the right elbow and taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital, and the woman was shot in the left thigh and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Both were listed in good condition.
Less than an hour earlier, a 49-year-old man was shot in West Garfield Park.
The man was in his girlfriend’s apartment in the 200 block of South Kilbourn Avenue just before 4 a.m. when her son shot him in the thigh, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai, where his condition stabilized.