CHICAGO — Four men were shot and one man was stabbed multiple times in overnight violence on the city's West and Northwest Sides.
In the most recent incident, a man walking on a sidewalk near Madison Street and Central Avenue in Austin was shot in his right ankle at 4:58 a.m. Saturday, said Officer John Mirabelli, a police spokesman. He was taken to West Suburban Hospital in good condition.
Moments earlier, a man in his 20s was shot in his right leg about 4:50 a.m. in the 1200 block of North Harding Avenue in Humboldt Park, Mirabelli said. He was sent to Stroger Hospital, though his condition was unknown.
A 21-year-old man walking on the sidewalk of the 300 block of North Central Avenue was shot by a man on foot around 2 a.m., Mirabelli said. The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with several bullet wounds in his left leg.
At 10:50 p.m. Friday, a 24-year-old man on the sidewalk in the 3300 block of North Whipple Street in Avondale was shot in his right arm, Mirabelli said. The gunshots were fired from a dark-colored SUV. The victim was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition.
In Jefferson Park, a 23-year-old was inside a King's Gyros restaurant at 5233 N. Milwaukee Avenue, when he was a approached by a group of men who stabbed him multiple times in the back, Mirabelli said.
He was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge in "stable" condition. The incident is believed to be gang-related.