11:27 AM CDT, September 28, 2013
At least ten people were wounded in South and West side attacks overnight, according to police, including an incident that left four young men wounded on a city Safe Passage route.
The four were shot in the 6100 block of South Indiana Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood about 11:10 p.m.
Someone inside a dark car fired shots toward a group standing on a sidewalk, hitting the four. A 16-year-old boy and 18-year-old man were taken to the University of Chicago Hospital, where their conditions had both stabilized. A 21-year-old was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Healthcare Center, also in good condition.
The most seriously wounded, a 22-year-old man, was shot in the left calf and upper back and was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County. He's in critical condition.
The attack came about an hour after another attack that wounded a 16-year-old boy in the 1600 block of East 71st Street in the nearby South Shore neighborhood. Someone shot the boy and ditched a small revolver with a taped handle in a nearby empty lot. The boy was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with wounds to his shoulder and buttocks.
At 12:30 a.m. near Cicero Avenue and Monroe Street in the city's West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, a 19-year-old man was shot in the foot, police said. He was in good condition, police said, but hospital information was not available.
About 3 a.m. a 19-year-old man sitting in the front seat of a van was shot in the left buttocks. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center from the 8400 block of South Burnham Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood, where he had been shot.
A man and a teenage boy were shot in the Little Village neighborhood Friday evening, police said.
The attack took place about 6:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of West 25th Street, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Amina Greer, citing preliminary information.
One victim, an 18-year-old man, was shot in the chest and both legs, and a 15-year-old boy was shot in one leg, Greer said. Both were being treated at Mount Sinai Hospital, where their conditions had been stabilized.
The two walked into Mount Sinai for treatment. They told responding officers they had been on the street when they heard gunshots and felt pain, police said.
A 20-year-old woman was shot in a house near Avalon Park this evening, authorities said.
The shooting occurred in the 7500 block of St. Lawrence Avenue at about 8:30 p.m., Greer said. The woman was shot in the hand and a bullet grazed her face.
The woman was taken to Stroger hospital in good condition, according to a Chicago Fire Department spokesman.
Police do not have any suspects in custody at this time, Greer said.
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