Seven Wounded In Thursday Shootings
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CHICAGO (STMW) – At least seven people — including two teenage boys — were wounded in shootings across the city Thursday.
Most recently, a man was grazed by a bullet Thursday night in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side.
The man, 23, suffered a graze wound to the leg about 10:55 p.m. in the 13200 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue, police said. He was taken to Roseland Community Hospital in good condition.
About 15 minutes earlier, two people were wounded in a shooting in the South Deering neighborhood on the South Side.
A 35-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man were both shot about 10:40 p.m. in the 2200 block of East 100th Street, police said. The two were standing on a front porch when several males emerged from a nearby gangway and someone opened fire.
The woman was shot in the back and leg and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in “stable” condition, police said. The man was shot in the leg and also taken to Christ Medical Center in “stable” condition.
About 5 p.m., a man, 22, suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder about 5 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Morgan Street in the Gresham neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center, where he was listed in good condition. Police said the man is being uncooperative with authorities.
Earlier Thursday, a man was shot in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.
About 1:30 p.m., the 20-year-old man heard shots ring out in the 12200 block of South Wallace Street and realized he had suffered a gunshot wound to the left hand and a graze wound to the left leg, police said. He then took himself to MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island, where he was listed in good condition.
Less than 30 minutes earlier, two teenagers suffered graze wounds during a shooting in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
The shooting happened in the 8400 block of South Morgan Street at 1:05 p.m., police said. A 17-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to the back and was taken to Christ Medical Center, police said. Another boy, also 17, suffered a graze wound to the hand and was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center.
No one has been charged in connection with any of the shootings as area detectives investigate.
(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)