A man was critically injured in one of three Chicago shootings that have left four people hurt overnight on the West Side, police said.
The man, who police originally said was 29 but later identified as 30, was found shot inside a vehicle as police responded to gunfire reported about 12:40 a.m., in the 1300 block of West Huron Street in the West Town neighborhood, police said.
The man, who was shot in the back, was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was listed in critical condition.
More than an hour after the shooting, a dark-colored car idled on Huron, facing eastbound next to a row of parked cars. The car's headlights remained on, the driver's side door ajar, as an evidence technician shot photographs of the scene.
About 1:30 a.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the leg as he drove in the 4700 block of West Harrison Street in the West Garfield Park neihgborhood, according to police. The man heard gunfire, realized he was shot and drove drove himself to Loretto Hospital, police said.
His condition was stabilized.
Hours earlier, a shooting Friday night in the South Austin neighborhood left two teenagers injured.
The shooting happened about 9:25 p.m. in the 400 block of North Central Avenue, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
A 17-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were walking on the sidewalk when they heard gunfire and realized they were shot, according to police. Bullets struck the 17-year-old in the thigh and the 19-year-old in the buttocks, police said.
The teenagers were brought to Stroger hospital, where their conditions were stabilized.Copyright © 2015, RedEye