Police: Man killed, 6 others wounded in city shootings Thursday
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A man was killed and six others were injured in shootings Thursday on the West and Southwest sides, according to Chicago Police.
The fatal shooting happened at 5:20 p.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
A 37-year-old man was in a vehicle in the 1100 block of North Springfield when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said.
He was shot in the arm and chest and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he later died, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office did not immediately confirm the fatality.
The latest nonfatal attack left a man in critical condition in Ashburn.
The 20-year-old was shot in the abdomen about 7:40 p.m. in the 2300 block of West 79th Street, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, but additional details were not immediately available.
Two 17-year-old boys were injured in another Humboldt Park shooting about an hour earlier.
At 6:33 p.m., one of the teenagers was walking in the 3700 block of West Chicago when someone grabbed his arm and tried to rob him, police said.
The boy tried to pull away, but the attacker opened fire, striking him in the leg. He was taken to Norwegian American Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.
Another 17-year-old standing nearby, who was not involved in the incident, was also struck in the foot, police said. He was taken in good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.
Thursday morning, a 43-year-old man was shot in the knee in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. Additional details on the 10:30 a.m. attack were not available.
A 16-year-old girl was shot two hours earlier, again in Humboldt Park.
She was walking in the 1400 block of North Kildare about 8:30 a.m. when she heard shots and felt pain, police said. The girl was shot in the right leg and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where her condition stabilized, according to police, who said she wasn’t the intended target.
Thursday’s first shooting happened at 2:42 a.m. in the Austin neighborhood.
A 26-year-old man was in the 200 block of South Lockwood when someone walked up, announced a robbery and shot him in the abdomen, police said.
He was driven to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park and later transferred to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition with a “through-and-through” gunshot wound to the abdomen.