A man was killed and five people were wounded in separate shootings on the South and West sides since Wednesday afternoon, police said.
The night’s lone fatal shooting happened about midnight Thursday in the 100 block of South Springfield Avenue in the Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. A 23-year-old man was found in an alley with seven gunshot wounds, police said.
He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 1:06 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office, which declined to identify the man until authorities notify his family.
About 11:40 p.m., two 30-year-old men were shot in the 8000 block of South Union Avenue, police said. One man was shot in the abdomen and was listed in “stable” condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. The other man was shot in the testicle and was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, where his condition stabilized, police said.
Earlier Wednesday, a 31-year-old man was shot at South Morgan and West 58th streets about 4:40 p.m., police said. The male suffered a graze wound and was in “stable” condition at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, police said.
About 3:45 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was critically wounded in a shooting in the 7100 block of South Rockwell Street in Chicago Lawn, police said. The boy was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
About 2:57 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the 2500 block of West Lithuanian Plaza Court in the Englewood neighborhood, police said. He was shot in the chin and taken in “stable” condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
Police have made no arrests in any of the shootings as detectives investigate.
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