At Least 9 People Wounded in Saturday Shootings - NBC Chicago

At Least 9 People Wounded in Saturday Shootings

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    Shooting at Ashland and Van Buren Leaves 2 Hurt

    Two people were injured in a shooting at the corner of Ashland and Van Buren Saturday. 

    (Published Saturday, June 2, 2018)

    At least nine people have been wounded in shootings across the city of Chicago on Saturday.

    The most recent shooting wounded a 22-year-old woman in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side. Authorities said she was outside in the 3500 block of West Grenshaw at around 10:30 p.m., when she heard three gunshots and then realized she had been hit. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with a wound to her foot. Her condition stabilized.

    The two men, ages 30 and 32, were shot in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. About 9 p.m., the men were standing in front of a house when a red truck or SUV drove by and someone inside fired shots in the 4900 block of West Adams, Chicago Police said. Both were taken to local hospitals with gunshot wounds to their legs, officials said, where their conditions were stabilized.

    A 31-year-old man was shot while walking in an alley in the 5000 block of West Gladys at approximately 8:15 p.m., police said. A person in a passing vehicle fired shots at him, striking him in the left wrist and left arm. 

    The man was taken to Loretto Hospital in stable condition. 

    Earlier Saturday night, three men approached a 26-year-old man and opened fire, striking him multiple times according to police. The man was taken to University of Chicago Hospital in serious condition. 

    Another shooting occurred in the 8300 block of South LaSalle at approximately 6:42 p.m., according to police. A 29-year-old woman was shot multiple times in the upper torso as she was leaving a residence in the area.

    She was rushed to University of Chicago in serious condition, according to authorities.

    Earlier in the day, two men were shot in the 350 block of South Ashland at approximately 3:45 p.m. According to police, the men were travelling southbound on Ashland in a vehicle when they were pinned in by two other vehicles.

    Three men jumped out of the cars and opened fire, striking the men. A 31-year-old was shot in the lower leg, and is in stable condition at Stroger Hospital. The other victim, a 31-year-old man, suffered a graze wound to his ear, and is in stable condition at Stroger Hospital.

    No one is in custody in the shooting.

    At approximately 2:55 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in the chest while standing on a street corner in the 4900 block of West Ohio, police said. A person in a dark colored vehicle fired shots at the victim before fleeing the scene.

    The man was taken to an area hospital in serious condition. 

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