3 Shot Monday In Chicago

Sun-Times Media Wire
January 14, 2020 - 6:55 am

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Three people were shot Monday in Chicago, including a 14-year-old boy who was shot in South Shore on the South Side.

The boy was on the sidewalk at about 4:10 p.m. in the 2100 block of East 68th Street when he heard gunshots and felt pain, Chicago police said. He was struck in the groin and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

The Chicago Fire Department responded at about 4:30 p.m. to the 6800 block of South Crandon Avenue for a boy with a gunshot wound, according to Cmdr. Frank Velez. He was listed in serious-to-critical condition, Velez said.

No arrests have been made, and Area Central detectives are investigating.

A 53-year-old man was wounded when he was shot in West Town on the Northwest Side.

He was walking at about 2 p.m. in the 1900 block of West Fulton Street when he heard gunfire and realized he was grazed in the leg, police said.

The man went to West Suburban Medical Center where his condition was stabilized.

No one is in custody as Area Central detectives investigate.

A 52-year-old man was wounded while riding a bicycle in Roseland on the South Side.

At about 2:03 a.m., he was in the 100 block of West 107th Street when someone in a passing black Chevrolet Malibu fired shots, police said.

The man was struck in the leg and abdomen, and his condition was stabilized at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

No one is in custody as Area South detectives investigate.

Monday’s shootings come after a weekend where three people were killed and eight wounded in city-wide shootings.

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