CHICAGO (STMW) - Six people, including two 16-year-old boys, were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago.
The most recent shooting happened in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the South Side Monday night. About 9:10 p.m., a 19-year-old man was standing in the street with a group of males in the 6600 block of South Oakley when someone shot him in the left leg, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized.
About two hours earlier, a 16-year-old boy was shot in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The boy was shot in the leg about 7:05 p.m. in the 2700 block of West Lexington, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.
About an hour earlier, a man was shot in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was shot in the leg about 6:10 p.m. in the 3700 block of West Eastwood, police said. He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition. Police said the shooting might have been narcotics-related.
Half an hour earlier, a man was critically wounded in a shooting in the Englewood neighborhood. The 26-year-old man was shot in the collarbone about 5:50 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Parnell, according to police. He transported himself to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center and was later transferred to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.
About 4:17 p.m., a man was shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. The 32-year-old was sitting in a vehicle in the 200 block of North Kenneth when he was shot in the leg, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Monday’s first shooting happened in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg in the 11900 block of South Wentworth about 10:35 p.m., police said. He refused medical treatment and was not cooperating with investigators.
A police source said the boy is a documented gang member.