CHICAGO — At least six people were wounded in shootings Tuesday, police said.
• The most recent occurred about 9:45 p.m. in Austin, according to Officer Michael Sullivan, a police spokesman.
A 54-year-old man was standing in the 5200 block of West Washington Boulevard when two men walked up and began shooting. The victim was struck once in his left leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.
• Just before 9 p.m., a 42-year-old woman was shot in her chest and arm near the border of the Avondale and Logan Square neighborhoods.
The woman was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center after the shooting, which occurred in the 3800 block of West Diversey Avenue, Sullivan said.
Cops at the hospital found drugs on the woman and charged her with one count of possession of a controlled substance.
• Two teenage boys were shot in Englewood about 8:05 p.m., Sullivan said. The teens were standing in the 7300 block of South Racine Avenue when a car pulled up and a gunman hopped out and began shooting.
A 17-year-old boy was struck in his buttocks, while a 16-year-old boy was hit in his toe. Both were treated at Stroger Hospital.
• In Roseland, a 29-year-old man was shot in his back in the 9500 block of South Wentworth Avenue about 4:30 p.m., Sullivan said. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.
• About 12:42 p.m., police were called to the 7100 block of South Emerald Avenue in Englewood, Sullivan said. A 20-year-old man had been shot in his leg and was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital in good condition.
Police couldn't find evidence of a crime scene and believe the wound may have been self-inflicted.