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Five Hurt In Weekend Shootings

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(STMW) – Five people have been wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides since Friday night.

The most recent shooting occurred Saturday morning in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

A 16-year-old boy was in the 100 block of West 117th Street about 6:25 a.m. when someone shot him in the foot, police said. He was taken to Roseland Community Hospital in good condition.

About half an hour earlier, two men were shot and seriously wounded in West Englewood.

The men, ages 32 and 21, were shot about 5:50 a.m. in the 1400 block of West 73rd Street, police said.

The 32-year-old was shot in the abdomen and the 21-year-old was shot in the led, police said. Both men were taken to Christ Medical Center in serious condition.

The shooting may have been a drive-by attack, according to police.

A man was shot in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side late Friday.

The 32-year-old was shot in the back about 11:50 p.m. in the 1500 block of South Christiana, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stable.

Earlier Friday night, a teen boy was shot in West Pullman.

The teen, 16, was standing in the 200 block of West 118th Street about 9:40 p.m. when he heard gunshots, felt pain and realized he’d been shot in the leg, police said. He then ran off and called police.

He was taken to Roseland Community Hospital in good condition, police said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

 

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