Near South Side

3 Shot Walking Along Lakefront Near Museum Campus

Three people were shot while walking along the lakefront early Saturday near the Museum Campus on the Near South Side.

The wounded were walking along the lakefront in the 1200 block of South Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable Lake Shore Drive about 1:30 a.m. when they were struck by gunfire, Chicago police said.

One man, 19, was shot in the face and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said.

Another man, 20, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest, police said. His condition was stabilized.

A third man, 18, was shot in the leg and was taken to Stroger in good condition, officials said.

No one was in custody.

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