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3 killed, 13 wounded in shootings Tuesday in Chicago

A woman and her 1-year-old son were shot when someone fired through the window of their apartment in Austin.

A 17-year-old boy was shot Sept. 11, 2021, in Princeton Park.
Three people were killed, and thirteen people were wounded in shootings June 1, 2021, in Chicago.
Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times

Three people were killed and 13 others were wounded Tuesday in Chicago.

One of the fatal shootings occurred about 7 p.m. near a sidewalk in the 1800 block of West Maypole Avenue in West Town, police said.

A 32-year-old man was shot several times and was transported to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t identified him. Another man, 49, was grazed in the head and was treated at the scene by paramedics.

Hours earlier, a man was killed and another seriously wounded in Bronzeville on the South Side. They were standing outside about 5:55 p.m. in the 4600 block of South Prairie Avenue when a car pulled out of an alley and someone began firing, police said.

One man, 32, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. His name hasn’t been released. The other, 49, was shot in the abdomen and was taken to the same hospital, where his condition was serious.

A man was killed in Princeton Park on the South Side. He was on the sidewalk about 12:45 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Wentworth Avenue when someone opened fire, striking him multiple times, police said. The 25-year-old was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released.

Other shootings:

— A woman and her 1-year-old son were shot when a gunman fired through the window of their apartment in Austin on the West Side. About 11:45 p.m., the 30-year-old woman and her son were at home in the 5200 block of West Congress Parkway when a man fired shots at them through the window of a garden unit apartment, police said. The woman was grazed and was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition. The boy was struck twice in the legs, and taken to the same hospital where he was stabilized.

— About an hour earlier, a 21-year-old man was shot five times about 10:50 p.m. in the 100 block of South Campbell Avenue. He was brought to Stroger Hospital by a friend and was in critical condition.

— A 17-year-old boy was grazed in Lincoln Park about 7:30 p.m. The teen was near a parking lot in the 2000 block of North Burling Street when he suffered a graze wound on the arm and went to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was in good condition.

— Three people were wounded in a drive-by shooting in Back of the Yards on the South Side. About 2:15 a.m., an 18-year-old man and two other people were standing in the 4700 block of South Ada Street when someone in a passing gray SUV fired at them, police said. The teen was struck in the foot and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition. The second person was grazed by a bullet in their right leg and refused treatment. The third person was dropped off at Mt. Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the head and hand, and was in critical condition.

— In the day’s first reported shooting, a 26-year-old woman was shot in Avondale on the Northwest Side. About 12:20 a.m., she was outside with several people in the 2200 block of West Diversey Avenue when she was shot in the leg, police said. She went to Thorek Memorial Hospital where she was in good condition.

Three others were wounded in shootings citywide.

Three people were killed, and at least thirty-four people were wounded in shootings across Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend.