A 16-year-old boy was shot Friday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
The boy was standing in the 4900 block of West Ohio at 10:10 p.m. when someone walked up and fired shots in his direction, striking him in the buttocks, police said.
He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.
A source said the victim is a documented gang member.
An off-duty cop was shot in the 2200 block of West Maypole Avenue and was taken to Stroger Hospital. His condition was unknown. No one is in custody.
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Two cars collided about 5:30 p.m. One struck a tree. Two of the men involved appear to have suffered gunshot wounds, fire officials said. They are hospitalized.