5 shot Tuesday in Chicago

The victims were between 16 and 67 years old.


Five people were shot Tuesday Oct. 20, 2020, in Chicago.

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Five people were wounded in citywide gun violence over a 24-hour period Tuesday, with the victims ranging in age between 16 and 67 years old.

In the latest shooting, a 16-year-old was shot in his ear about 7:50 p.m. in the 3200 block of West Lake Street in East Garfield Park, according to Chicago police. He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in good condition. No arrest has been announced.

Minutes earlier, a 67-year-old man was shot in Rogers Park on the North Side. He was on a sidewalk about 7:45 p.m. in the 1600 block of West Howard Street when he heard gunshots and was grazed in the left ankle, police said. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, where his condition stabilized.

About 5:40 p.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in Roseland on the Far South Side. Someone in a vehicle fired shots at him as he sat in a vehicle in the 700 block of East 108th Street, police said. He was struck multiple times in the body and showed up at Roseland Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition.

Before dawn, a 24-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting in Back of the Yards on the South Side. He was found by police about 2:40 a.m. in the passenger side of a vehicle in the 4600 block of South Hermitage Avenue with a gunshot wound to his head, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital.

The day’s first reported shooting wounded a 19-year-old woman in Marquette Park on the Southwest Side. She was the passenger of a vehicle about 1 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Troy Street when someone fired shots at the vehicle from the street, striking her in the right shoulder and hand, police said. She walked into Holy Cross Hospital and was in fair condition.

On Monday, five people were shot, one fatally, across Chicago.

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