CHICAGO — A sudden spike in shootings left at least five individuals wounded Sunday afternoon, including a 15-year-old who was shot in the head, police said.
At about 4:22, the 15-year-old boy was shot in the head on the 2800 Block of South Spaulding Avenue in Little Village, police said.
He was taken to Mt. Sinai in serious condition, police said, but no further information was available as of an hour later.
A shooting fifteen minutes earlier on the 600 Block of South Sacramento Boulevard in nearby East Garfield Park left two males, one in his 40's and one 22-year-old, with a wound to the neck and to the shoulder, respectively, according to authorities.
The shooting occurred near a Maxwell Street Polish stand, police said, though they aren't sure if either victim was employed by the eatery.
No further details were available.
Another shooting at about 4:56 p.m. left two unidentified individuals with a gunshot to the leg and the foot on the 1600 Block of South Millard in North Lawndale, police said.
Both appeared to be in good condition, though information on which hospital they were taken to was unavailable at the time.
All three incidents occurred between the hours of 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. within a two-mile radius on the West Side.