CHICAGO — A teenage girl shot in a Southwest Side park was one of five people wounded by gunfire overnight.
The 16-year-old was standing with other people in a playlot in Brainerd Park, in the 1200 block of West 92nd Street, around 11 p.m. Saturday, when two males approached from an alley firing shots, hitting her in the arm. She was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in stable condition.
Area South detectives are investigating the shooting, said Officer Hector Alfaro, a Chicago Police Department spokesman.
A 40-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 1200 block of North Spaulding Ave in Humboldt Park around 11:55 p.m. The man was standing outside when another man fired two shots, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition. No one is custody in connection to the shooting, said Alfaro.
A 17-year-old boy was shot in his left foot at 1:55 a.m. Sunday, in the 0-100 block of North Mason Avenue in South Austin. He was standing on the sidewalk when he was shot, and family took him to Oak Park Hospital in stable condition, Alfaro said.
A 26-year-old man and 24-year-old woman were shot around 2:22 a.m. in the 6400 block of South Bell Avenue in West Englewood. They were sitting on a porch when a white van drove by and fired shots, Alfaro said. The man was shot in both of his thighs, and the woman in her left leg, he said. They were both taken to Holy Cross Hospital in stable condition, Alfaro said.
Earlier Saturday, two men were shot in Englewood. Two people were killed and six were wounded in shootings Friday night and Saturday.