1 Killed, 5 Wounded in Shooting on Chicago's Near West Side - NBC Chicago

1 Killed, 5 Wounded in Shooting on Chicago's Near West Side

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    2 Killed, 2 Wounded in Shooting on Chicago's Near West Side

    Several people were wounded in a shooting on Chicago's Near West Side early Monday, according to police. NBC 5's Sandra Torres reports.

    (Published Tuesday, June 19, 2018)

    A woman was killed and five other people were wounded in a shooting on Chicago's Near West Side early Monday, according to police.

    Authorities said the shooting took place around 4:50 a.m. in the 1300 block of South Loomis Street in the city's University Village neighborhood.

    It appeared to stem from an overnight party at that location, according to police, who said two unknown vehicles were seen driving around the block several times before someone opened fire.

    Officials said a female victim, believed to be between 20 and 25 years of age, was found nearby in the 1400 block of South Washburne Avenue. She had multiple gunshot wounds to her body - on her chest, left arm, head and ear - and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

    The Cook County Medical Examiner's office could not immediately confirm the fatality, and further details, including her identity, were not available.

    A 17-year-old boy sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the head, authorities said, and was taken to Stroger Hospital. Chicago police initially said he had been pronounced dead, but later corrected their statement to say he was listed in "very critical" condition.

    A 21-year-old man was shot in the right calf and a 23-year-old man was shot in the right arm, CPD said. Both men ran to a police car upon officers' arrival on the scene, according to police, who said they were taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition.

    Authorities said another 23-year-old man was shot multiple times in the abdomen and taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center by his girlfriend. He was listed in stable condition.

    A sixth victim from the same shooting, a 21-year-old man, was discovered at Rush University Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the left leg, according to police. He was treated and released, officials said.

    No one is in custody in connection with the shooting, according to police, who continue to investigate.

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