4 Injured in Overnight Chicago Shootings

The most recent shooting occurred early Saturday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side

Saturday, Mar 8, 2014  |  Updated 11:26 AM CDT
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Four people have been wounded -- one critically -- in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.

The most recent shooting occurred early Saturday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

A 19-year-old man walked inside Loretto Hospital about 1:30 a.m. with a gunshot wound to the leg, police said. He told police he was driving earlier in the 4700 block of West Harrison Street when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He drove himself to Loretto shortly after, where he was listed in “stable” condition.

Less than an hour earlier, a 29-year-old man was critically wounded in a West Town neighborhood shooting.

The man was found in a vehicle about 12:40 a.m. in the 1300 block of West Huron Street with a gunshot wound to his lower left back, police said. He was taken in critical condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

About 9:30 p.m. Friday, two teens were shot in the Austin neighborhood.

The shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. in the 400 block of North Central Avenue, police said. Two males -- ages 17 and 19 -- were shot while walking on the sidewalk, one in the leg and another in the buttocks. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital in “stable” condition.

No one is in custody for any of the shootings as area detectives investigate.

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