A 17-year-old boy and his 53-year-old uncle were shot in the Galewood neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning, two of four people shot overnight in Chicago, according to police.
About 3:10 a.m., somone firing a gun chased the 17-year-old into a backyard in the 2100 block of North Mulligan Avenue, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
A bullet struck the teen in the lower back, critically injuring him. Another traveled through a door or a window and hit the boy's 53-year-old uncle, who was in his bed, police said.
The uncle was struck in the leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition. His nephew was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was listed in critical condition.
Shortly after, about 3:50 a.m., an 18-year-old woman was shot in the Near West Side's Heart of Chicago neighborhood . The woman was shot in the leg and taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was listed in good condition.
About 9:15 p.m. Friday night, a shooter walked up to a 16-year-old boy and opened fire in the 6600 block of South Bell Avenue on the South Side, according to police. The boy was struck in the buttocks and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.
Police were interviewing a person of interest after the shooting, which happened in the West Englewood neighborhood.Copyright © 2015, RedEye