CHICAGO — At least nine people were wounded since Wednesday afternoon in shootings across the city, police said.
A man was shot in the city's Roscoe Village neighborhood about 2 a.m. Thursday, said Officer Hector Alfaro, a police spokesman.
Police said a 31-year-old man was shot in his arm after a man carrying a gun approached him in the 2200 block of West Barry Avenue. The man was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where his condition stabilized, Alfaro said.
At 6:35 a.m. Thursday, one man and a teenager were shot in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue in South Chicago, said Officer Jose Estrada, a police spokesman.
A 17-year-old boy was shot in his arm and refused medical attention on the scene. A 45-year-old man was shot in his back and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, Estrada said.
Hours earlier, another teen was wounded in a shooting just blocks away in South Chicago. An 18-year-old man was driving eastbound on East 79th Street about 3:10 a.m. when he passed a group of men standing on the corner of 79th and Escanaba Avenue, Estrada said.
Shots rang out, and the teen suffered graze wounds on his left leg and left side of his abdomen, Estrada said. His mother took him to Jackson Park Hospital where police were called. The teen is in good condition.
About 12:15 a.m., a woman was shot in West Englewood. The woman was standing on her porch with a family member in the 5600 block of South Wolcott Avenue when a shooter emerged from a nearby gangway and began firing in her direction.
The 39-year-old woman suffered a graze wound on her upper back and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition.
About an hour earlier, a man was injured after a shooting in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
A 30-year-old man with known gang affiliations was walking in an alley in the 1100 block of West 104th Street about 11 p.m. when he was approached by another man who pulled a gun and began firing, Estrada said.
The man ran away but was shot in his left arm. He was taken to Metro South Medical Center in Blue Island by a good Samaritan, Estrada said. The man was in good condition as of Thursday morning.
Hours earlier, a man was shot in the 7300 block of South Vernon Avenue in Greater Grand Crossing.
Police said the 35-year-old man was talking to a man about 8:30 p.m. when the other man pulled a gun and shot the 35-year-old in his left calf, Alfaro said.
The man was taken to Jackson Park Hospital where his condition stabilized.
At 4:40 p.m., a 28-year-old man was shot in his left calf in the South Deering neighborhood. Police said the man was shot in the 10000 block of South Oglesby Avenue and was taken to an area hospital in good condition.
Police did not have further details on the shooting.
About an hour earlier, another man was injured in a shooting in South Deering. A 25-year-old man was shot in his back about 3:20 p.m. in the 2300 block of East 100th Street, Alfaro said.
Police did not have further details about circumstances surrounding the shooting or where the man was treated. Police said no one was in custody in any of the shootings as of early Thursday morning.