CHICAGO — Seven people were shot, including two teenagers, in shootings in the city's South and West sides since Thursday afternoon.
In Greater Grand Crossing, a 17-year-old girl and a 24-year-old man were taken to Stroger Hospital after they were shot in the 6800 block of South Wabash Avenue about 11:25 p.m. Thursday, said Officer John Mirabelli, a police spokesman.
The girl was shot in her back and right chest, while the man took a bullet in his chest and was grazed on his right arm. Both are in fair condition.
In West Pullman, a 15-year-old boy was near the corner of 120th Street and Perry Avenue when shots were fired at him from a dark vehicle about 10:15 p.m., Mirabelli said.
The boy was taken to Comer Children's Hospital, where he is in "stable" condition after being shot in his arm and leg.
The shooting may have been gang-related, Mirabelli said.
In other shootings:
• In West Englewood, a 24-year-old man was driving his vehicle when a dark-colored minivan pulled up in the 6600 block of South Hoyne Avenue about 1:30 a.m. Two men jumped out of the minivan at shot at the other vehicle, striking the driver in both of his legs. The man drove himself to Holy Cross Hospital and is listed in critical condition.
• In Brighton Park, a man in his 30s took a bullet in his thigh while in the 4400 block of South Sawyer Avenue just before midnight. As he was walking, someone in a vehicle that drove up to him shouted gang slogans at him before shooting at him. The injured man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.
• In Englewood, a man in his 40s was shot in his leg about 10:20 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Morgan Street. Police said he is in stable condition but they couldn't provide information about where he was taken.
• In North Lawndale, a 21-year-old man was hit in his leg about in the 3100 block of West Douglas Boulevard, officials said. The incident occurred about 2:30 p.m. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition, police said.