Eight Shot in Chicago Overnight

By Emily Morris on January 29, 2013 8:11am | Updated on January 29, 2013 11:33am

 Police said at least eight people were shot from Monday night until Tuesday morning.
Police said at least eight people were shot from Monday night until Tuesday morning.
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CHICAGO — On the heels of a bloody weekend in Chicago, police said at least eight people were shot from Monday evening into Tuesday morning.

A 26-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 2200 block of West 71st Street about 2 a.m., police said. Cops said the victim was taken in "stable" condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

A 37-year-old man was shot in the 2400 block of West Huron Street in West Town about 12:30 a.m., police said. He took shots to the leg and foot and was last in "stable" condition at John H. Stroger Hospital, police said.

Cops said two men, ages 31 and 34, were shot in the 3300 block of West Washington Boulevard in East Garfield Park about 10:45 p.m., not far where Baker Farhat was shot and killed at a gas station in July. The men were taken to John H. Stroger Hospital, police said.

A 38-year-old man was shot while driving a car the 7200 block of South Champlain Avenue in Grand Crossing  about 9:40 p.m., police said. He crashed into a pole and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, police said.

Also on the South Side, a 23-year-old man was shot in his abdomen while he was standing outside his home in the 8300 block of South Carpenter Street in Auburn Gresham about 9 p.m. An unknown shooter walked up, shot him and then got away, police said. The victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition, police said.

Others shot Monday night included a 26-year-old man shot in the 2100 block of North Tripp Avenue in Hermosa about 7 p.m. and a 20-year-old man shot multiple times in the back in the 6200 block of South Artesian Avenue in Chicago Lawn about 5:10 p.m., police said.

No one was in custody for the shootings, police said.

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