15-year-old boy among at least 8 wounded in shootings in Chicago Thursday

Three of those wounded were attacked in Englewood over three hours.

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At least eight were wounded in citywide shootings Aug. 12, 2021.

At least eight were wounded in citywide shootings Aug. 12, 2021.

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At least eight people were wounded in shootings across Chicago Thursday, including a 15-year-old boy in Lawndale on the West Side.

The teen was in the 4100 block of West Taylor Street when he he was shot in the back around 9:25 p.m., Chicago police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

Around 11:50 p.m., a man was shot and critically wounded in Englewood on the South Side. The man, 25, was standing in an alley in the 5900 block of South Justine Street when someone approached and opened fire, police said.

He was shot once in his back and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.

Hours earlier, an 18-year-old woman was wounded in a shooting in Lawndale. About 6:20 p.m., she was riding in a car when a silver sedan pulled alongside in the 1100 block of South Cicero Avenue and someone inside fired shots, police said.

She was struck in the thigh and brought to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park in good condition, police said.

At least five others were wounded in shootings across Chicago Thursday.

One person was killed and at least 18 wounded in citywide shootings Wednesday.

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The boy was shot in the back and taken to a hospital in fair condition, police said.