Chicago Violence

1 Killed, 16-Year-Old Boy Among 9 Wounded in Citywide Shootings Thursday

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One person was killed and a 16-year-old boy was among nine others wounded Thursday in shootings across Chicago.

  • A 33-year-old man was loading the trunk of a car in the 9400 block of South May Street about 10 a.m. when a white car pulled up and two gunman got out, Chicago police said. The man tried to run and was shot several times, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead.
  • Hours later, four people were shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The group was gathered about 4 p.m. outside a residence in the 4400 block of West Maypole Avenue when a white SUV drove by and someone got out and fired, police said. A 23-year-old woman was shot in the buttocks and went to Stroger Hospital. A woman, 25, was shot in the right leg and went to the same hospital. A 25-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to the left elbow, and a 31-year-old man was shot in the left leg. Both went to Mount Sinai Hospital. All four were listed in good condition, officials said.
  • About half an hour earlier, a 16-year-old boy was taking out the garbage in the 1100 block of East Bowen Avenue when someone in a dark-colored car opened fire, striking him in the hip, police said. The teen was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition.

At least four others were wounded by gunfire in Chicago Thursday.

Two teens were among five people wounded in shootings in the city Wednesday.

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