Fifteen shot across Chicago since Thursday afternoon

Written By SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE Posted: 05/08/2014, 11:36pm

At least 15 people, including a 56-year-old woman, were wounded in shootings across the city since Thursday afternoon.

Most recently, a 25-year-old man walked into Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center after he was shot in the hand in the 7800 block of South South Shore Drive, police said.

About 1:20 a.m. Friday, two men in their 20s were shot in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side. The two men were shot in the 300 block of East 136th Street, police said.

One man was in “stable” condition with a gunshot wound to the leg and the other was in serious condition with gunshot wounds to his chest, police said. It was unknown which hospitals the men were taken to.

About 11:30 p.m. Thursday, a teen boy and two men were shot in the Pullman neighborhood on the South Side.

The three were in the 9500 block of South Woodlawn Avenue about 11:30 p.m. when a dark-colored sedan pulled up next to them and someone from inside opened fire, police said.

The 16-year-old and 23-year-old were both shot in the right thigh and both were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in “stable” condition, police said.

Later, a 26-year-old man who was also wounded in the shooting was dropped off by friends at Advocate Trinity Hospital, police said. The man — who was shot in the thigh and back — was later transferred to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

About 9:20 p.m., two people were shot in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood. A male and female, whose ages were not immediately available, were shot in the 10400 block of South Wentworth Avenue, police said, citing preliminary information.

A 56-year-old woman was shot earlier Thursday afternoon in the Roseland neighborhood. The woman was shot in the foot about 5:15 p.m. in the 0 to 100 block of East 100th Place, police said.

She was taken to Roseland Community Hospital, where she is listed in “stable” condition, police said.

Six other people have been shot across the city since Thursday afternoon.

No one is in custody for any of the shootings as area detectives investigate.

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