Girl Shot in Neck, 1 Killed in Overnight Violence - NBC Chicago

Girl Shot in Neck, 1 Killed in Overnight Violence

At least eight people were shot in Chicago overnight. One man died, according to police.



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    A night of violence targeted at least eight people, including a 15-year-old girl walking down the street on the Northwest Side.

    A bullet pierced through the neck of the teen in the 4100 block of West Wabansia Avenue at 9:05 p.m., the Chicago Tribune reports. The 15-year-old heard gunshots and immediately felt pain, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

    Gunfire killed a 19-year-old man in the 1400 block of West 73rd Street at 11:25 p.m. Tony Morgan, of the 7100 block of South Cyril Court, was fighting a group of men before his death, according to police. 

    Shootings hurt at least six people across the city.

    A teenage boy was shot in his leg near 105th and Oglesby Avenue at 10:15 p.m. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition, police said.

    About an hour later, two males were shot near 103rd and Calhoun Avenue. The victim, who was shot in the abdomen, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and the male with leg injuries was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, the paper reports.

    Gunshots hit two women and a man in the 9700 block of South Luella at 3:38 a.m. The women were listed in stable condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center, and the man was in stable condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said police. 

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    Detectives are investigating the shootings.