CHICAGO (CBS) — Four people are recovering from gunshot wounds after a shooting in Chicago’s South Deering neighborhood Tuesday.
The shooting happened in the 10600 block of South Bensley Avenue near 106th Street just before 7:15 p.m.
Victim #1: A 21-year-old female was shot in the right hip. She was taken to a hospital in stable condition.
Victim #2: A 16-year-old male was shot multiple times in his body. He is listed in critical condition.
Victim #3: A 16-year-old male was shot in the lower right leg and is listed in stable condition.
Victim #4: A 19-year-old male was shot in the left elbow and is in stable condition.
“The group of individuals were standing at the corner at that location when two vehicles approached. Multiple shots were fired from either one or both of those vehicles, striking three victims on that corner and there was a female victim that was also struck by gunfire. She was a little further down the street on Bensley Avenue,” stated Sgt. Rocco Alioto of the Chicago Police Department.
Emergency responders say two victims were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center and two victims were taken to Christ Hospital.
Update EMS Plan 1 at 10600 S. Bensley. Total of 4 patients (2) red to U of C, (1) red to Christ, (1) yellow to Christ. NFI 4-1-8
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No one is in custody at this time.
Area South Detectives are investigating the incident.