6 wounded in city shootings on Wednesday

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Six people were shot across Chicago on Wednesday, including a 16-year-old boy in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

The teen was shot in the shoulder and leg about 4 p.m. in the 1500 block of South Kolin, police said. He was taken in the good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

The most recent shooting happened on the North Side about 9:20 p.m., where a 26-year-old man was a passenger in a vehicle traveling in the 1500 block of West Devon, police said.

Another car pulled up and someone inside opened fire, striking him in the arm. His condition was stabilized at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said.

About 6:30 p.m., a 48-year-old man was wounded in a Humboldt Park neighborhood shooting on the West Side.

Someone shot the man in the ankle in the 1300 block of North Keeler, police said. He was taken to Norwegian American Hospital in good condition.

Two men were shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side a little more than an hour earlier.

The 19- and 21-year-old each suffered a gunshot wound to the leg about 5:10 p.m. near the intersection of 50th Street and Halsted, police said. Both were taken in good condition to Stroger Hospital.

The day’s first shooting happened at 3 p.m. in the 3600 block of West 16th Street. A 34-year-old man was shot in the back in the 3600 block of West 16th Street and taken to Mount Sinai in serious condition, police said.

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