CHICAGO — A 15-year-old girl was among at least six people wounded in shootings on the city's West and South sides Monday, police said.
The teen was shot in her shoulder in the 11700 block of South Wentworth Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood, according to Officer Ron Gaines, a police spokesman.
Gaines said the girl was taken to Comer Children's Hospital ,where her condition stabilized, but he did not have details surrounding the shooting.
Early Monday morning, three men were hospitalized after a shooting in the 100 block of North Laramie Avenue in the city's Austin neighborhood.
A 35-year-old man was drinking in front of a house about 3 a.m. when a gunman emerged from a nearby gangway and opened fire, Gaines said.
The 35-year-old man was shot in his left foot and taken to Western Suburban Medical Center.
Two other men walking down the street were also hospitalized after they heard the shots and felt pain, Gaines said.
A 22-year-old was shot in his buttocks. He was taken to Stroger Hospital and is currently in serious condition. A 51-year-old man was shot in both of his ankles and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he is in good condition, Gaines said.
About 2:30 a.m., a woman was shot in a separate incident in the 6400 block of South Normal Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood.
The 52-year-old woman was sleeping in her home when she awoke to a loud sound. The woman felt pain and realized she had been shot in her upper left arm, according to Officer Jose Estrada, a police spokesman. Police found a bullet had pierced an exterior wall of the home and apparently hit the woman.
The woman was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where her condition stabilized, Estrada said.
About 12:11 a.m. Monday, a 30-year-old man walked into Holy Cross Hospital and was treated for a gunshot wound in his ankle. Police said the man was shot in the 6800 block of South Winchester Avenue in West Englewood but did not have further details on the shooting.