CHICAGO — At least five people were wounded in shootings Thursday, police said.
The most recent occurred about 5:20 p.m. in East Garfield Park, according to Officer Amina Greer, a police spokeswoman.
A 22-year-old man was standing outside in the 2700 block of West Monroe Street when a gunman walked up and opened fire, striking the victim in his chest.
The victim then hopped in his car and tried to drive away, stopping just a few blocks away in the 3000 block of West Monroe Street. He was taken by paramedics to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.
• Around 5:05 p.m., a 20-year-old woman was shot in her neck in the 2600 block of East 83rd Street in South Chicago, said Officer Daniel O'Brien, a police spokesman. The woman was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in "stable" condition.
• Also in South Chicago, two people were shot in their legs in the 2500 block of East 79th Street about 3:15 p.m., O'Brien said. A 17-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man were taken to an area hospital in good condition.
• A 23-year-old man is in serious condition at Mount Sinai Hospital after he was shot in his leg in Austin, Greer said. The man was struck in the 5000 block of West Madison Street about 10:50 a.m.
No one was in custody for any of the shootings.