6 wounded in Friday shootings
Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2018 in the 5200 block of West LeMoyne Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times
CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE - At least six people were wounded in a series of citywide shootings Friday during a 24-hour period.
The last shooting wounded three men in the Wicker Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The men were walking at 11:24 p.m. in the 1300 block of North Damen Avenue when someone in a passing black Jeep Grand Cherokee opened fire, Chicago police said.
A 22-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen, and was in serious condition at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, according to police.
A 27-year-old was struck in his arm and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said. A 19-year-old was grazed in the hand and refused medical treatment.
Earlier in the evening, a 17-year-old boy was shot in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
The teen was walking down a street about 9:50 p.m. when someone in a passing silver or white car opened fire in the 5200 block of West Le Moyne, according to Chicago police. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was in good condition.
In the afternoon, a man was wounded in a shooting in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.
The 27-year-old was standing on a sidewalk about 4 p.m. in the 700 block of East 67th Street when someone fired shots at him from a white two-door vehicle, according to Police.
He was struck in the abdomen and taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized, police said.
Before dawn, a 30-year-old man was shot as he answered his front door in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side.
About 1:35 a.m., the man stepped outside to see who was knocking on his door in 800 block of West 111th Street when someone outside pulled out a gun and opened fire, according to police.
He suffered gunshot wounds to each of his legs and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition stabilized, police said.
Witnesses told officers they heard gunshots and then found the man lying on the ground outside his home, police said. They saw a truck leave the scene.
On Thursday, four people were killed and six others wounded in city shootings.