CHICAGO— Five people were wounded in four shootings since Thursday afternoon.
The most recent shooting happened around 2 a.m. Friday in the 4000 block of North Long Avenue in Portage Park.
A 25-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk when two men fired shots from across the street. The man was shot in his left arm and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in stable condition, said Officer Hector Alfaro, a police spokesman.
Around 9:30 p.m. Thursday a 19-year-old man was walking with his brother in the 400 block of East 69th Street in Grand Crossing when a man approached and fired shots. The man was hit in his buttocks and taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, Alfaro said.
Around 8:10 p.m. Thursday two teenage boys were shot while standing on a corner in the 7300 block of South Dorchester Avenue in Grand Crossing.
A 15-year-old was shot in his back and taken to Comer Children's Hospital in stable condition. A 16-year-old was shot in his left calf and taken to Jackson Park Hospital.
No one is in custody and police are investigating, Alfaro said.
Around 3:15 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a 47-year-old was shot in his buttocks in the 5300 block of West Madison Street in South Austin. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
No more details were available, said Officer Michael Sullivan, a police spokesman.