3 wounded Friday in city gun violence

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Chicago police file photo | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Three people were wounded Friday in shootings across Chicago during a 24-hour period.

The last shooting wounded a woman in the South Chicago neighborhood. About 10:25 p.m., the 21-year-old was shot as she drove in the 2600 block of East 83rd Street, Chicago Police said. She was taken with a gunshot wound in her arm to Trinity Hospital, where her condition stabilized. Area South detectives were investigating the shooting.

The 2600 block of East 83rd Street | Google Maps

The 2600 block of East 83rd Street | Google Maps

About an hour earlier, a man was shot in the face in the Southwest Side Lawndale neighborhood. The 33-year-old was sitting in a parked car at 9:34 p.m. when someone took out a handgun and opened fire in the 1500 block of South Kedvale, police said. His condition stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital.

A man was shot Friday in the 1500 block of South Kedvale. | Google Earth

A man was shot Friday in the 1500 block of South Kedvale. | Google Earth

The first reported shooting seriously wounded a man Friday morning in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side. The 21-year-old was walking south at 7:44 a.m. in the 4100 block of South Indiana when a white SUV drove up and someone inside started shooting at him, according to police. He was shot three times in the back and was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition. His condition has since stabilized.

4100 block of South Indiana | Google Maps

4100 block of South Indiana | Google Maps

On Thursday, a person was killed and eight others were wounded in gun violence.

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