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2 killed, 8 wounded, in shootings in Chicago Tuesday

One of those killed was a man who walked into a restaurant in the East Side neighborhood with gunshot wounds to the back.

A man died Jan. 16, 2022, after being shot a week earlier in Logan Square.
Two people were killed, eight others wounded in shootings May 25, 2021, in Chicago.
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Two people were killed and eight others were wounded in shootings in Chicago Tuesday.

Around 7:45 p.m., a man between 35 and 40 walked into a restaurant in the 10600 block of South Indianapolis Avenue, and sat down, Chicago police said. Employees noticed he was hurt and called 911. Paramedics discovered the man had been shot several times in the lower back. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

A man was killed and a 16-year-old girl was wounded as they sat in a car in Lawndale on the West Side early Tuesday. The man, 31, and the girl were in the 4700 block of West Arthington Street when someone approached and fired about 2:10 a.m., police said. The man was struck in the head and brought to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The girl was struck in the leg and brought to Stroger Hospital, where her condition was stabilized.

Other shootings:

— A 13-year-old girl was shot in Riverdale on the Far South Side. About 10:30 p.m., she was in the back seat of a car in the 300 block of East 131st Place, when a man pulled out a gun and shot at a man sitting next to her, police said. The girl was hit in the arm and left leg. She was brought to South Shore Hospital in good condition. No one was in custody.

— A man was shot outside a gas station in Chatham on the South Side. He was leaving a gas station about 9 p.m. in the 7800 block of South State Street when he was shot at several times, police said. He told officers he saw someone reach inside a Chevy Impala and pull out a handgun before firing. The 32-year-old suffered four gunshot wounds and was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was reported stable.

— About an hour earlier a man was wounded in Austin on the West Side. He was standing outside with a group of friends about 8:15 p.m. in the 5100 block of West North Avenue when someone fired shots, police said. The 18-year-old was struck in the chest and taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

— A woman was shot in Gresham on the South Side. She was on the sidewalk about 7:20 p.m. in the 1100 block of West 81st Street when someone opened fire, striking her in the leg, police said. The 45-year-old was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition.

— A man was shot in Back of the Yards on the South Side. He was standing in front of a home about 4:05 p.m. in the 4300 block of South Hermitage Avenue when someone approached and fired shots, police said. The 24-year-old was struck in the thigh and was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

— Around the same time, a man was critically wounded in Grand Crossing on the South Side. The 60-year-old was on the sidewalk about 3:45 p.m. in the 1500 block of East 75th Street when someone approached, pulled out a gun and opened fire, police said. The man was struck in the face and chest. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.

— A 17-year-old boy walked into a hospital with gunshot wounds. He entered Rush University Medical Center about 1:45 a.m. with gunshot wounds to his right leg and left knee, police said. The boy would not tell officers the details of the shooting. He was in fair condition.

Two people were killed, eleven wounded, Monday in Chicago.