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9 wounded in shootings Tuesday on South, West sides

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At least 9 people were wounded in shootings Tuesday on the city’s South and West sides.

Most recently, a 26-year-old man was shot and seriously wounded in the Chatham neighborhood. He suffered two gunshot wounds to the abdomen about 11:30 p.m. in the 300 block of East 87th Street, according to Chicago Police. The man was taken in serious condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately known. A police source said the man is a documented gang member.

Shortly after 9 p.m., a 32-year-old man was wounded in a West Garfield Park neighborhood drive-by shooting. He was in the 700 block of South Independence when someone in a passing green vehicle shot him in the foot, police said. The driver of the vehicle then crashed before running away. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was listed in good condition.

About one hour earlier, an 18-year-old woman was shot and seriously wounded in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. She was standing outside just before 8 p.m. in the 4000 block of West Potomac when a vehicle pulled up and several people got out and opened fire, police said. The woman was shot in the back and taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

At 7:40 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in the elbow in Austin’s 300 block of South Lockwood, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

Earlier Tuesday evening, a man was wounded in a separate Austin neighborhood shooting. The 30-year-old was in the 5000 block of West Madison at 6:02 p.m. when he heard gunfire and felt pain, police said. He was shot in the leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where condition had stabilized.

About four hours before that, a 25-year-old woman was grazed by a bullet in another Austin attack. She was sitting in a vehicle about 2 p.m. parked in the 200 block of South Lotus when someone walked up and fired into the car, police said. A bullet grazed the woman’s leg, and she took herself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where she was listed in good condition.

Less than an hour earlier, a man was shot in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. The 19-year-old was walking with a group in an alley about 1:25 p.m.in the 3500 block of West Congress when someone walked up, opened fire and ran away, police said. The man was shot in the shoulder and taken to Norwegian American Hospital in good condition.

Tuesday morning, a man who was shot in the North Lawndale neighborhood later walked into a West Side hospital. The 21-year-old documented gang member walked into Mount Sinai Hospital about 9 a.m. with a gunshot wound to the left shoulder, police said. His condition was stabilized and he told investigators he was shot in the 1800 block of South Harding.

Tuesday’s first shooting happened about 2:25 a.m. in the Oakland neighborhood’s 3500 block of South Cottage Grove, police said. A 20-year-old man was shot in the left leg and taken in good condition to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center.

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