Boy, 3, wounded in shooting at Calumet Heights home

The boy was inside a home in the 8800 block of South Euclid Avenue when he was shot, police said.

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A 3-year-old boy was shot Saturday afternoon inside a Calumet Heights home on the South Side.

Chicago police reported the shooting happened about 3:40 p.m. and the boy was struck in the face while inside a home in the 8800 block of South Euclid Avenue.

Additional details haven’t been released.

The boy was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition, police said.

No one was in custody.

Several hours later a 6-year-old girl and a 33-year-old man were wounded in a separate shooting at a home about two miles north, police said.

They were inside a home about 5:10 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Drexel Avenue with two other people when someone took out a handgun and opened fire, according to police. The girl was struck in the arm and the man was struck in the back.

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