At least seven people have been wounded or killed in shootings Tuesday in Chicago, among them a 17-year-old killed in the Woodlawn neighborhood and a 15-year-old who died after an apparent accidental shooting.
The 17-year-old boy was shot two times in the chest by people inside a vehicle in the 6500 block of South Maryland Avenue, according to a police media notification. He was standing on a street corner about 1:15 p.m. when about six shots rang out. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center. The shooters fled in their vehicle.
The boy, 15, died after bringing a gun to his house in the 7100 block of South King Drive and was shot in the head about 12:25 p.m. A witness heard the gunshot after leaving the victim in a room Tuesday afternoon and found the boy dead, according to a media notification.
A 20-year-old man was killed in the 3800 block of West Adams Street just after noon. Police found the man with shots to the chest and groin, on the sidewalk and unable to respond. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Another shooting happened in the 600 block of East 133rd Street shortly after midnight, killing a 34-year-old man who was shot in the chest by someone in a passing black sedan.
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A 34-year-old man was shot in the left leg in the 5200 block of South Justine Avenue about 12:40 p.m. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, and was not cooperating with police, according to a media notification.
Two men in their 20s were shot by someone in a silver Hyundai just after 1:30 a.m. in the 3600 block of West Garfield Square, according to a police officials. The 23-year-old was shot in his leg and hand, and the 25-year-old was shot in his arm and grazed by a bullet on his hand.
Police were investigating Tuesday’s shootings and no one was in custody.
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