7 Wounded in Overnight Shootings

No fatalities, but several people injured

By Britni Day
|  Saturday, Apr 30, 2011  |  Updated 11:40 AM CDT
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At least seven are wounded after a rash of shootings broke out in the city late Friday night and early Saturday morning.

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Seven people have been wounded in separate shootings Friday night and early Saturday all over the city.

The shootings started at 9:50 p.m. when a 17-year-old West Englewood girl was struck in the face by a bullet, the Chicago Tribune reported. The teen is listed in fair condition at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital said Police New Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.

Later, a Humboldt Park man shot in the leg at the 2800 block of West Augusta Boulevard, said Alfaro.

A 15-year-old Gage Park boy was shot in the forearm from someone in a red vehicle at 11:05 p.m, police reported.

Less than an hour later, two men in Lawndale were wounded when gunfire broke out near the 1400 block of South Trumbull Avenue.

A 26-year-old man was grazed in the chest by a bullet when a shooter fired at his vehicle. A 26-year-old witness suffered a gunshot wound to the chin during the shooting. 

An 18-year-old Roseland man was wounded in the abdomen at the 200 block of West 109th Place and is in critical condition.

At 1:33 a.m. Saturday morning, a man was shot in the abdomen at the 3400 block of North Milwaukee Avenue.

Currently, no one is in custody for the shootings, but detectives are investigating.

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