Teen among 3 wounded in Chatham shooting

The group was outside in the 7500 block of South Calumet Avenue when someone opened fire.

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Chicago police investigate a shooting in Chatham.

Chicago police investigate the scene where three people were shot in the 7500 block of South Calumet Avenue, June 15, 2019, in Chatham.

Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Three people were wounded in a shooting Saturday in Chatham on the South Side.

A 24-year-old woman was sitting in the passenger seat of a parked vehicle about 2:34 a.m. in the 7500 block of South Calumet Avenue, Chicago police said. She and the other passengers were talking to people standing outside of the vehicle when someone unleashed gunfire.

The woman was hit in the head, police said. A 16-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man were also struck. The teen was hit in the arm, back and knee while the man suffered a gunshot wound to the back.

The vehicle the woman was in drove off and stopped a few blocks away in the 7900 block of South Vincennes Avenue in Gresham where emergency crews were called, police said.

All three were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. Their conditions were stabilized.

No one is in custody as Area South detectives investigate.

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