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1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago

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An 18-year-old man was killed and eight other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago.

The 18-year-old was in a Washington Park neighborhood alley in the 5700 block of South Calumet about 8:10 p.m. when someone walked up and shot him in the chest, Chicago Police said.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His name was withheld by the medical examiner’s office Tuesday night pending notification of family.

Most recently, a man was shot in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side late Tuesday. The 34-year-old was walking in the 3800 block of West 19th Street at 11:10 p.m. when he heard shots and realized he’d been hit, police said. He was shot in the arm and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

About half an hour earlier, a 25-year-old man, who police said was “highly intoxicated,” was shot in the hand about 10:40 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Campbell in Gage Park, police said. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital where he was listed in good condition, though he was uncooperative with investigators.

About 7:20 p.m. in Austin, two men were on a porch in the 800 block of North Lorel when a group of people walked out of an alley and someone opened fire, police said. One man, 19, was shot in the left leg while the other man, 18, was shot in the back. Both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where their conditions had stabilized.

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the chest about 5:30 p.m. in the 3300 block of South Hamilton in the McKinley Park neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

About 4 p.m. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, a 45-year-old man was standing on a corner in the 2800 block of West Harrison when someone walked up and started shooting, according to police. The man suffered a gunshot wound to the right leg and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

A 31-year-old man was standing outside about 2:15 p.m. in the Back of the Yards’ 4700 block of South Ada when someone drove up, got out of their car and opened fire, hitting the man in the foot, according to police. The shooter then got back in the vehicle and drove away. The man took himself to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Tuesday’s first shooting happened about 12 hours earlier in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. A 31-year-old man was walking in the 300 block of West 113th Street at 2:27 a.m. when someone came out of an alley and started shooting, police said. The man was shot in the shoulder and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition.