CHICAGO — At least nine people were injured in Chicago gunfire between Friday and Saturday mornings.
Two men were shot about 2:30 a.m. Saturday on the 4000 block of West Montrose Avenue, according to police.
They were driving in a vehicle when another car pulled up beside them and fired shots, police said. A 21 year-old sustained a shot to the back and was taken in serious condition to Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, according to police.
A 23-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the ear and was in critical condition, police said. He was going to be transferred to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston as of 8 a.m. Saturday.
Two men, aged 24 and 22, were each shot in the leg at about 12:15 a.m. Saturday on the 3800 block of South California Avenue, police said. They were both in stable condition at Mt. Sinai Hospital.
An 18-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to the back at about 9:30 p.m. Friday on the 4600 block of North Malden Street, police said. She was walking with friends when a gunman exited a small, light-colored SUV and fired before reentering the vehicle and fleeing west on West Wilson Avenue, according to police.
A 21-year-old was shot in the buttocks at about 5:30 p.m. Friday on the 4700 block of North Sheridan Road, police said. He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, according to police. His condition was not available.
A 58-year-old man was shot in the head at about 3:45 p.m. Friday on the 1000 block of West 47th Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, according to police. He was taken to Stroger Hospital and was in stable condition, police said Friday.
At about 10:19 a.m. Friday, a 21-year-old and a 30-year-old both sustained gunshot wounds to the upper leg, police said. They were both treated at Sacred Heart Hospital and released, police said.
It was not clear what led to the shootings, but police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli said both victims had gang affiliations and criminal records.
“They were not forthcoming about the circumstances,” he said.