By Peter Nickeas
7:07 AM CDT, July 25, 2013
A 16-year-old girl in the back seat of a car was wounded when someone opened fire from inside a passing dark-colored SUV on Wednesday night, according to police.
The girl was among at least five people shot overnight. The car she was in pulled into a gas station at 42nd Street and Wentworth Avenue in the Fuller Park neighborhood about 9:40 p.m.
The driver of the car saw a dark-colored SUV pass by and someone started shooting, police said. The girl was hit in the buttocks and taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in good condition, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
The driver flagged down police at 31st and LaSalle streets, police said, and the girl was taken to the hospital from there.
About 11:30 p.m. a man was shot in the hand and taken to Roseland Hospital, Alfaro said. Someone shot him in the 10200 block of South Prairie Avenue in the Roosemoor neighborhood.
A 32-year-old man standing on a sidewalk in Logan Square was shot about 11 p.m. in an apparent drive-by attack. He was taken from the 3000 block of West Fullerton Avenue to Norwegian American Hospital with a gunshot wound but couldn't provide a description of the vehicle, police said.
Someone shot a 19-year-old man in the Park Manor neighborhood about 12:10 a.m., in the 6900 block of South Michigan Avenue. The man was on a bicycle when someone from a group of young men started shooting and hit him in the back, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said.
About 1:30 a.m., a 28-year-old man was shot in the North Austin neighborhood, in the 1600 block of North Latrobe Avenue. He was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in stable condition with a wound to his right leg.
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