3 people wounded in Old Town shooting, hours after couple shot a half-mile away

The three were found in the 1300 block of North Hudson Avenue, police said.

SHARE 3 people wounded in Old Town shooting, hours after couple shot a half-mile away
Thirteen people were shpt, three fatally June 17, 2021 in Chicago.

Three people were shot on the Near North Side Friday morning.

Sun-Times file photo

Three people were shot in Old Town on the Near North Side Friday morning.

The three were found in the 1300 block of North Hudson Avenue about 2:25 a.m., police said.

A 41-year-old man suffered wounds to the hip, lower backside and leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said.

A 40-year-old man was shot in the leg and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in fair condition, police said.

A third victim, age unknown, was grazed in the leg and refused medical attention, police said.

No one was in custody.

About four hours earlier, a person was fatally shot and another critically wounded about half a mile away.

A man and woman were walking toward a residence about 10:45 p.m. in the 1300 block of North Cleveland Avenue when three people chased them and one opened fire, police said.

The man was pronounced dead at Northwestern, police said. He has not been identified,

The woman was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, police said.

The Latest
Former Inspector General Joseph Ferguson, now president of the Civic Federation, told the Sun-Times details of the new deal indicate the Chicago City Council “probably should be vetting and approving this thing” and not “just sort of play along with the mayor.”
For years, Simon Brown, 59, walked children over the Dan Ryan to school. His death leaves a void in his family and the community. “He’s going to be sorely missed in this neighborhood.”
Beginning as early as 2025, the fast food chain will begin testing more enhanced features like dynamic pricing and daypart offerings, the company’s CEO said.
The team needs a replacement in the starting lineup after releasing veteran Eddie Jackson.
The watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Tuesday. Storms could bring damaging winds and up to ‘apple-size’ hail, the weather service said.