11:43 PM CDT, June 24, 2013
Separate shootings on the South Side left five people injured, one critically, late Monday, according to authorities.
In the most recent shooting, a 29-year-old man was shot about 10:30 p.m. near the intersection of West 69th Street and South Artesian Avenue, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
The man was shot in the buttocks and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in good condition, Gaines said.
The first shooting happened at about 5:10 p.m. when two males were shot in their legs on the 9700 block of South Merrion Avenue and taken to Trinity Hospital, said News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.
Then at about 6 p.m., on the 2200 block of East 75th Street, a 21-year-old man was shot in the right hip and left foot and was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where his condition had stabilized, Zala said.
At about 6:25 p.m. on the 600 block of East 79th Street, a 19-year-old man was shot in the head and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition, Zala said.
No other details were available.
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