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9 wounded by gunfire in Chicago Tuesday

Among those shot was a 15-year-old boy in Back of the Yards.

Nine people were shot Dec. 28, 2021, in Chicago.
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Nine people were wounded by gunfire in Chicago Tuesday.

  • Four people were shot, two critically, about 10 minutes apart in Englewood on the South Side. Three men were standing in the 6600 block of South Halsted Street about 4:45 p.m. when someone got out of a car and opened fire, police said. A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg and back, a 33-year-old man in his lower body and a third man, 37, in his leg. They were all taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where the two youngest of the three were in critical condition. The third man’s condition was stabilized. About 10 minutes later, almost two miles northwest, a 29-year-old man was standing outside in the 5600 block of South Throop Street when he was struck in his right leg by gunfire. He was also taken to the University of Chicago, where his condition was stabilized. Police did not say whether the shootings were related.
  • A 15-year-old boy was shot and critically wounded at a gas station in Back of the Yards on the South Side. The teen was attacked about 8:50 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Halsted Street, police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the back, and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.

Four others were wounded in shootings in the city.

One person was killed and 10 others were wounded in shootings Monday in Chicago.