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Seven Hurt In Afternoon Shootings Across Chicago

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CHICAGO (STMW) — At least seven people were wounded in shootings across Chicago Wednesday afternoon and evening, police said.

Two 19-year-old men were wounded in the most recent shooting, which happened about 8:30 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Stony Island Avenue, police said.

The South Shore neighborhood shooting left one of the men with a gunshot wound to the mouth. He is being treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

The second man was shot in the arm, and is being treated at University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. Both are in “stable” condition.

About 7:50 p.m., a 32-year-old man was shot in the back near 83rd Street and Wood Avenue, in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood, police said.

He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, and is now listed in “stable” condition.

A separate attack about 6:50 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood left a man with a gunshot wound to the right side, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition has been stabilized.

About 4:15 p.m., a 19-year-old man shot in the hip walked into Mount Sinai Hospital on his own. He later told police he had been shot in the 3000 block of South Lawndale Avenue, also in the Little Village neighborhood.

Just before 2 p.m., a man was shot in both legs in the 2400 block of South Homan, in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood.

He was listed in good condition at Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

The afternoon’s first shooting happened about 12:30 p.m., when a 34-year-old man was shot in the 9900 block of South Walden Parkway, police said, citing preliminary information.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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