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Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 4 Others Since Tuesday

By Kelly Bauer | September 13, 2017 7:53am
 Shootings have killed two people and wounded four since Tuesday, police said.
Shootings have killed two people and wounded four since Tuesday, police said.
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CHICAGO — Shootings have killed two people and wounded four since Tuesday, police said.

• At 12:03 a.m. Wednesday, a 40-year-old man was shot to death in Near West Side.

• At 3:38 p.m. Tuesday, a 30-year-old man was standing outside in Garfield Park when he was shot and killed.

In non-fatal shootings:

• At 10:13 p.m. Tuesday, a 17-year-old was shot in Austin, police said. The teen was sitting outside in the 200 block of North Latrobe Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain.

The teen was shot in his buttocks and he was taken to Loretto Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as "stable," police said.

• At 2:05 p.m., a 17-year-old and 19-year-old man were shot in Chicago Lawn, police said. The two were fighting with someone in the 2400 block of West 63rd Street when the other person took out a gun and fired shots at them.

The 17-year-old was hit in his chest and was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. The 19-year-old was hit in his right arm and he was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as "stable," police said. 

• At 6:25 a.m., a 42-year-old man was shot in West Englewood, police said. The man was sitting ina parked car in the 5900 block of South Wolcott Avenue when someone walked up to him and fired shots into the car.

The man drove off and stopped in the 4300 block of South Western Avenue, where he called for help, police said. He was hit in his upper back and was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

The gunman ran away after the shooting, police said.

No one was in custody after these shootings.