8 Wounded in Shootings Since Friday Evening

Saturday, Jul 27, 2013  |  Updated 9:37 AM CDT
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8 Wounded in Shootings Since Friday Evening

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Eight people were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.

Early Saturday, a woman who was dropped off at Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the backside was “extremely uncooperative” with investigators, police said.

The woman, 23, was dropped off at the hospital about 5:45 a.m. and refused to tell police where she was shot. She was listed in serious condition.

Police said the woman has gang affilations.

Early Saturday, a man was shot in the West Englewood neighborhood.

The 32-year-old man drove himself to Mount Sinai Hospital about 2:17 a.m. after he was shot in the chin and back near West 70th Street and South Wolcott Avenue, police said. He was listed in critical condition.

About 1 a.m. Saturday, a man was shot in the foot in the 1400 block of North St. Louis Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. The man, 19, was taken to Norwegian-American Hospital in good condition.

A 21-year-old man was shot late Friday in the South Chicago neighborhood. He was shot twice in the hip about 11:27 p.m. in the 9000 block of South Escanaba Avenue, police said.

He was taken in “stable” condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.

About an hour earlier, a 19-year-old man was seriously wounded in a West Side shooting.

The man was shot in the chest about 10:36 p.m. in the 3500 block of West Douglas Boulevard, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

Friday night on the South Side, a man who had been shot wrestled the gun away from the man who shot him and shot him multiple times.

Friday night, a man wrestled a gun away from his attacker after he was shot and shot him multiple times, police said.

The 21-year-old man was walking with another male in the 200 block of West Root Street about 6:25 p.m. when they were approached by a gunman who fired two shots, police said.

The 21-year-old man was shot in the arm and back, then wrestled the gun away and shot the gunman multiple times.

The 19-year-old gunman was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, where he is in custody. The 21-year-old man was also listed in critical condition at Stroger.

Both men are documented gang members, police said.

A man was shot in the face Friday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

The 24-year-old man was shot just before 6 p.m. in the 7000 block of South Aberdeen Street, police said.

He was shot once in the face and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in “stable” condition, police said.
 

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