Humboldt Park shooting leaves 4 wounded

The group were “in an altercation” with someone who fired shots after the argument turned physical in the 3500 block of West North Avenue.

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Police at the scene of a quadruple shooting in Humboldt Park

Police on scene where four people where shot in the 3500 block of West North Avenue, June 8, 2019, in Humboldt Park.

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Four people were hurt in a shooting Saturday in Humboldt Park on the West Side.

They were involved “in an altercation” with an unknown person about 4:20 a.m. at a restaurant in the 3500 block of West North Avenue, Chicago police said.

Picture of car that was shot in Humboldt Park

Several bullet holes on the windshield of the Jeep that was shot up in the 3500 block of West North Avenue, June 8, 2019, in Humboldt Park.

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After the altercation turned physical, the four left the restaurant, got in a Jeep Cherokee and the person they were arguing with pulled out a handgun and fired shots at the car, police said. The Jeep caught fire, collided with a parked car and came to a stop.

A 30-year-old man was hit in the arm, leg and chest, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

A 45-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, police said. A third man, 43, was hit in the back and was taken to the same hospital. His condition was stabilized.

The fourth person, a 24-year-old man, was grazed in the hand and refused medical attention, police said.

No one is in custody as Area North detectives investigate.

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