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Eleven Shot Since Friday Night Across Chicago

By DNAinfo Staff on May 3, 2014 8:53am  | Updated on May 4, 2014 4:21pm

  At least 11 people were wounded in shootings since Friday night on the South, West and Far North Sides, police said.
At least 11 people were wounded in shootings since Friday night on the South, West and Far North Sides, police said.
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CHICAGO — At least 11 people were wounded in shootings since Friday night on the South, West and Far North Sides, police said.

In the most recent shooting, a 38-year-old man sustained a graze wound to his face in the 6900 block of South Harvard Avenue about 3:40, police said. He was taken to an area hospital where his condition had stabilized, police said.

In other shootings:

• A 20-year-old man was shot in his right leg while standing in the 8200 block of South Kedzie Street about 2:10 p.m., said Officer Ana Pacheco, a police spokeswoman.

He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where his condition had stabilized, she said. Area Central detectives are investigating, and authorities said the victim is a documented gang member.

• About 1:50 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was shot in the left arm and both thighs in the 2200 block of South Christiana Avenue, police said. He was listed in serious-to-critical condition at Mount Sinai Hospital. Area Central detectives are investigating what authorities believe is a gang-related shooting.

• At 12:38 p.m., two men were shot in the 2000 block of West 79th Street in Gresham. One man, 25, was shot in the arm and leg, and was taken in serious condition to Christ. The other man, 22, was shot three times. He was in critical condition at Christ, police said.
Area South detectives are investigating the shooting, which authorities said is gang related.

• A 20-year-old man was shot in the city's Englewood neighborhood Saturday morning, police said.

The man was shot in his lower right leg about 11 a.m. in the 5500 block of South Hoyne Avenue, and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital where his condition stabilized, police said..

Details surrounding the shooting were not immediately available, and the man was not cooperating with police, authorities said.

• On Saturday morning, a 20-year-old woman walked into Jackson Park Hospital with a bullet wound to her hand, based on preliminary information from Officer Jose Estrada, a police spokesman.

She told police was shot several miles away in the 5600 block of West Madison Street in Austin. The victim told police the incident occurred at 5:55 a.m. Saturday.

• At 5:05 a.m. in Austin, a 33-year-old man was on the sidewalk in the 5500 block of West Maypole Street when someone shot in his direction and wounded him in his face, Estrada said.

Following the shooting, which may have been gang-related, the man was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

• Following a shooting in the 7800 block of South Ingleside Avenue in Greater Grand Crossing, a 42-year-old man walked into Metro South Hospital with a gunshot wound to his left elbow, Estrada said.

The victim told police he got in a fight with another man about 4:45 a.m. when he heard shots coming from an unknown direction.

• Near Rogers Park's border with Evanston, a 20-year-old man walking on the sidewalk in the 7700 block of North Paulina Street was shot about 1:05 a.m., Estrada said.

The man, who police said was gang-affiliated, was approached by several others. At least one of those people fired at him, leading a bullet to graze his right leg.

The victim was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston and has since been released.

• In West Englewood, a 20-year-old woman was shot in her right torso when someone fired into a business in the 1600 block of West 71st Street at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Estrada said.

She was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she is in stable condition.