7 people wounded by gunfire in Chicago Wednesday

A 35-year-old man was critically wounded about 6 p.m. in the 4000 block of West Belden Street, police said.

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Seven people were wounded by gunfire in Chicago Wednesday.

  • A 35-year-old man was critically wounded in Hermosa on the Northwest Side around 6 p.m. He was walking in the 4000 block of West Belden Street when someone approached and fired, Chicago police said. He was hit in the hand and stomach and was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.
  • Minutes later, a 29-year-old man was shot in a drive-by in the Little Village neighborhood. He was standing in front of a business in the 4200 block of West 26th Street when a car drove by and someone inside fired shots around 6:15 p.m., police said. He was struck in the legs and stomach and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.
  • A man was seriously wounded in West Garfield Park around 9:35 p.m., police said. The man, 26, was on the sidewalk in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street when someone approached and fired, police said. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

At least four others were wounded in Chicago Wednesday.

Ten people were shot, one fatally, Tuesday in Chicago.

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