1 killed, 3 teens among 11 injured in citywide shootings on Thursday


One person was killed and three teenagers among 11 others injured in shootings across the city on Thursday.

  • A man was found shot dead in Englewood on the South Side. Just after 10 p.m., police found the 58-year-old man outside in the 5500 block of South Emerald Avenue with gunshot wounds to his abdomen and leg, Chicago police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said. He has not yet been identified.
  • In non-fatal attacks, three teenagers, aged 14 to 16, were injured in a shootout at Back of the Yards on the south side. At around 6:40 p.m., the boys were on the sidewalk in the 5000 block of South May Street when a car approached and someone inside fired shots, police said. A 14-year-old boy was shot in the leg and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in serious condition, Chicago police and fire departments have said. A 16-year-old boy was also shot in the leg and taken to the University of Chicago in good condition, police said. Another 16-year-old boy was shot in the foot and was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital undamaged, police said.
  • A few hours later, two people were shot dead following an argument inside a bar in Montclare in the North West. At around 10:55 p.m., a 26-year-old man was arguing with a gunman at a bar on the 6900 block of West Grand Avenue when gunshots erupted, police said. The man received three bullets in the abdomen and was taken to Loyola University Medical Center, where he was in critical condition, police said. Another man, 59, was shot in the thigh and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was in good condition, police said.

Six others were injured in shootings in Chicago on Thursday.

Five people were shot and wounded in Chicago on Wednesday.


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