Seven Shot Friday Night and Saturday Leaving One Man in Critical Condition

By Josh McGhee on July 27, 2013 9:01am | Updated on July 27, 2013 6:19pm

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 A 20-year-old man was wounded in the thigh when he was shot near East 92nd Street and Constance Avenue on Saturday, July 27, 2013.
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CHICAGO— At least seven people were wounded in shootings Friday night and Saturday morning.

In the most recent shooting, a 20-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to the thigh near the intersection of East 92nd Street and South Constance Avenue, said Officer Daniel O'Brien, a police spokesman. He was taken in good condition to Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, he said. At least eight bullet holes could be seen in a red Pontiac in which the man was riding.

At about 12:30 p.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in the arm in the 5500 block of South Damen Avenue, said Officer Jose Estrada, a police spokesman. The man was in good condition and was being treated at the scene and no one is in custody, he said.

At 5:45 Saturday morning, a woman was dropped off at Stroger Hospital after being shot in the buttocks. Police said the 23-year-old woman is listed in serious condition and was being uncooperative.

Earlier Saturday, a 32-year-old man drove himself to Mt. Sinai Hospital after he was shot in the back and chin while in his car in the 7000 block of South Wolcott Street around 2:15 a.m., said Estrada. The man is in critical condition.

About an hour earlier, 19-year-old man was shot in Humboldt Park. The shooting occurred in the 1400 block of North St. Louis Avenue around 1 a.m. The man was shot in his foot and taken to Norwegian American Hospital in good condition, police said. No one is in custody.

At about 11:30 p.m. Friday, a man was shot in the 9000 block of South Escanaba Avenue. The 21-year-old was shot in the hip and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.

About an hour earlier a 19-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 3500 block of West Douglas Boulevard. He was shot about 10:30 p.m. and listed in serious condition, police said.

Four other people were injured in shootings Friday afternoon.

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