At Least Six Wounded in Overnight Violence

Shootings occurred in numerous locations around the city

Friday, Mar 4, 2011  |  Updated 3:24 PM CDT
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At Least Six Wounded in Overnight Violence

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At least six men were shot, four on the West Side, Friday night and early Saturday.

At 8:24 p.m. Saturday, a 23-year-old man standing in the 4800 block of West Jackson Boulevard was shot in the upper arm and taken in good condition to Loretto Hospital, police said.
 
At 9:54 p.m. Saturday, a man was shot in the leg during a robbery in the 4000 block of West Lexington Street, police said.
 
On the South Side, two gunmen exited a dark colored van and shot a 25-year-old man standing in the street in the 8300 block of South Justine Street about 10:15 p.m., police said. He was taken in “stable” condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
 
At 11:08 p.m., a man was shot in the 11100 block of South Racine Avenue, police said. He was taken in good condition to Christ Medical Center.
 
The shooting continued on the West Side early Saturday. At 2:21 a.m., a man in his 30s was shot multiple times in the 4800 block of West Gladys Avenue and was taken in serious condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, according to police.
 
Ten minutes later, a 25-year-old man was shot in the 2200 block of West Race Avenue and was taken in an unidentified condition to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen area.

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