CHICAGO — At least six people were wounded in shooting and stabbing incidents overnight, Chicago police said.
The violence began around 10 p.m., when a 20-year-old man was shot multiple times in the Archer Heights neighborhood. He was sitting in a vehicle in the 4800 block of South Archer Avenue when a dark-colored minivan parked nearby. A "heavy-set" man in his 20s began firing at the victim's vehicle, striking him multiple times, said Officer John Mirabelli, a Chicago police spokesman.
The victim drove himself home, and was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in serious condition. Mirabelli said police suspect the incident in gang-related.
At about 12:20 a.m., a man was shot several times in the 3200 block of West Walnut Street while sitting in a vehcile. He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital and no informationw as available about his condition, Mirabelli said.
Two females were injured in a stabbing incident around 12:25 a.m. near the intersection of North Potomac Avenue and West Karlov Avenue in Archer Heights, Mirabelli said. One suffered a laceration to the back and the other a puncture wound to the body. Mirabelli had no information on their conditions.
At about 3:30 a.m., a woman walked to the University of Chicago Hospital with a bullet graze wound to her head. She was injured in an incident that occurred in the 5100 block of South Union Avenue.
At 4:15 a.m., a man in his 20s suffered a gunshot wound to the arm, while driving near the intersection of North Howard Street and West Marshfield Avenue, Mirabelli said. A person in an unknown vehicle fired the shots, and no one is in custody, he said. The victim was taken to Evanston's St. Francis Hospital in fair condition.