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Shootings Kill 3 People, Wound 16 Since Tuesday, Police Say

 Shootings have killed three people and wounded 16 since Tuesday, police said.
Shootings have killed three people and wounded 16 since Tuesday, police said.
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CHICAGO — Shootings have killed three people and wounded 16 since Tuesday, police said.

• At 2:44 a.m. Wednesday, a 35-year-old woman was fatally shot in Washington Heights.

• At 12:35 a.m., a 22-year-old man was killed in a shooting in Englewood.

• At 11 a.m. Tuesday, a 34-year-old man was shot dead in North Lawndale.

In non-fatal shootings:

• At 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, a 23-year-old woman was shot in Heart of Chicago, police said. The woman was driving in the 2300 block of South Hoyne Avenue when someone fired shots at her car.

The woman was hit in her back and her shoulder was grazed by two bullets, police said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

• At 1:58 a.m., a 22-year-old man went to the hospital after being shot in Austin, police said. The man was walking in the street in the 5000 block of West Iowa Street when someone fired shots at him.

The man was hit in his foot and he took himself to West Suburban Hospital, where he was in good condition, police said.

The man was a documented gang member, a police source said.

• At 12:02 a.m., a 24-year-old woman was shot in West Englewood, police said. The woman was sitting in a parked car in the 6500 block of South Claremont Avenue when she heard shots and felt pain.

The woman was hit in her legs and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where her condition was not available but she was listed as "stable," police said.

• At 11:50 p.m. Tuesday, a 26-year-old man was shot near the border of Grand Crossing and South Shore, police said. The man was found in the 7100 block of South Stony Island Avenue after he'd been shot in his back.

The man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where his condition was not available but he was listed as "stable," police said.

No further information was immediately available.

• At 10:42 p.m., a 34-year-old man was shot and critically wounded while standing in the parking lot at Ericson Elementary School in Garfield Park.

• At 10:19 p.m., a 24-year-old man was shot in North Lawndale, police said. The man was walking on the sidewalk in the 4100 block of West 15th Street when he heard shots and felt pain.

The man was hit in his right forearm and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as "stable," police said.

• At 10:13 p.m., three men were shot in West Englewood, police said. The men were standing on the sidewalk in the 6400 block of South Hoyne Avenue when someone fired shots at them.

A 25-year-old man was hit in his right thigh and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was in serious condition, police said.

A 30-year-old man was hit in his right leg and he took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. A 22-year-old man was hit in his left leg and he took himself to Holy Cross Hospital. Conditions for the two men were not available, but police said they were listed as "stable."

The 25-year-old man was a documented gang member, a police source said.

• At 9:55 p.m., a 30-year-old man was shot in Ford City, police said. The man was walking on the sidewalk in the 2600 block of South Kostner Avenue when someone in a white van fired shots at him.

The man was hit in his right hand he was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as "stable," police said.

The man was a documented gang member, a police source said.

• At 8:06 p.m., a 41-year-old woman was shot in South Shore, police said. The woman was walking in the 1700 block of East 71st Place when she heard shots and felt pain.

The woman was hit in her back and she was taken to Northwestern Hospital in fair condition, police said.

• At 7:21 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in Garfield Park, police said. The man was walking outside in the 100 block of South Springfield Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain.

The man was hit in his lower leg and he took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was in good condition, police said.

• At 5:28 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot near the border of Chatham and Grand Crossing, though the shooting was possibly self-inflicted, police said. The man told police he was in the 7900 block of South Greenwood Avenue when a dark-colored Audi pulled up to him and someone inside fired shots at the man.

The man was hit in his left ankle and taken to Jackson Park Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as "stable," police said.

The man's wound was consistent with a self-inflicted shooting wound, a police source said.

• At 4:45 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in Calumet Heights, police said. The man was in the 9100 block of South Essex Avenue when a silver-colored car pulled up next to him and someone inside fired shots at the man.

The man was hit in his leg and he was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where his condition was not available but he was listed as "stable," police said.

• At 4:30 p.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in Humboldt Park.

• At 3:50 p.m., a 28-year-old man was shot in Austin, police said. The man was walking on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of North Waller Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain.

The man was hit in his back and taken to West Suburban Hospital in serious condition, police said. He was transferred to Stroger Hospital.

No one was in custody in these shootings.