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4 Hurt, 1 Critically, in Auburn Gresham Shootings Tuesday, Police Say

By Alex Nitkin | March 9, 2016 9:59am
 Four men were shot around the Auburn Gresham neighborhood Tuesday, police said.
Four men were shot around the Auburn Gresham neighborhood Tuesday, police said.
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AUBURN GRESHAM — Four men were wounded, one critically, in shootings across the Auburn Gresham neighborhood Tuesday, police said.

Around 6:45 p.m., a 42-year-old man was sitting in a car in the 8800 block of South Wood Street when someone pulled up in a black SUV and shot at him, according to Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.

The man was brought to Advocate Christ Medical Center, Pacheco said, where he was in critical condition with gunshot wounds in his head, arm and shoulder.

• About an hour earlier, Pacheco said, two men were shot in the 7900 block of South Ashland Avenue.

One man, 30, was shot in his arm, Pacheco said. The other man, 31, was shot in his hip.

The men were brought to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where their conditions stabilized, Pacheco said.

Police could not immediately provide any other information on the shooting.

• Around 8:40 a.m. Tuesday morning, Pacheco said, a 57-year-old man was shot in his face in the 8200 block of South Emerald Avenue.

The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, Pacheco said.

Police could not immediately provide any other information on the shooting.

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