By Deanese Williams-Harris
5:21 PM CST, January 4, 2014
A 22-year-old man was wounded this morning in an apparent drive-by shooting on the city's Wrightwood neighborhood on the South Side, one of two people hurt in gun attacks late this morning in Chicago.
The shooting happened about 10:50 a.m. on the 8000 block of South Artesian Avenue, according to preliminary information from the Chicago Police Department's Office of News Affairs.
The victim suffered a wound to his hand and was treated at the scene because he refused to be taken to a hospital, police said.
According to preliminary reports, he was shot by an occupant of a white vehicle. As of 1 p.m., no one was in custody for the shooting and police were investigating.
In a separate attack on the West Side, a 23-year-old man drove himself or was driven to West Suburban Medical Center late this morning, News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said. Police were notified about 12:30 p.m. that the man had walked into West Suburban, and he told them he was shot in the 3900 block of West Ohio Street about 11:20 a.m., she said.
The man, who was in serious condition, suffered two gunshot wounds to the chest, and wounds to each arm, and was being transferred to Stroger, Sedevic said.
About 4:30 p.m., a 28-year-old man was shot on the 5400 block of West Madison St., said Sedevic.
He suffered wounds to the arm and a leg and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition was stabilized, she said.
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