Man dead, six wounded in Wednesday shootings

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SHARE Man dead, six wounded in Wednesday shootings

Shootings on Wednesday left one man dead and at least six others wounded across the city.

A 24-year-old man was shot to death in the South Side Ashburn neighborhood Wednesday evening.

Terrence Harris was walking through a gangway at 5:22 p.m. in the 8100 block of South Artesian when two males approached him and fired shots, striking him several times, authorities said. Harris, of the 9200 block of South Elizabeth, was pronounced dead minutes later at University of Chicago Medical Center, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

In the latest nonfatal incident, a man was hurt in a drive-by shooting Wednesday night in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The man, 19, was walking on the sidewalk in the 3700 block of West Fullerton at 10:25 p.m. when someone in a passing silver car started shooting, striking the man in his hand, police said.

The man then walked to the 3300 block of West Armitage, from where paramedics took him to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. He was in good condition.

Twenty minutes earlier, a man was shot while sitting in a vehicle in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.

The 26-year-old was in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in the 7500 block of South Langley at 9:55 p.m. when a male driving a brown van pulled up and fired, police said.

The man took himself to the University of Chicago Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his left shoulder, police said. He was listed in good condition.

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the Austin neighborhood in the afternoon.

About 1:20 p.m., the teen was in the 200 block of North Parkside when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. The teen was shot in the right thigh and taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

A man was shot in the Roseland neighborhood at 12:45 p.m. on the Far South Side.

The man, 20, was walking in the 11000 block of South Parnell when two people got out of a car and fired shots, police said. The man took himself to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with a gunshot wound to the leg, police said. His condition wasn’t known.

A man was shot at 11:50 a.m. in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

The 18-year-old man was shot in the left leg in the 1600 block of West Columbia, police said. He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston in good condition.

A man was critically wounded in a what police believe was a gang-related shooting in the morning in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

The 28-year-old man was walking down the street in the 6900 block of South Justine just after 11 a.m. when he heard shots and realized he’d been struck, police said.

He was shot twice in the upper left leg and once in the right side of his abdomen, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was listed in critical condition.

The man was initially “extremely uncooperative” with investigators, according to police, who said he is a documented gang member.

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