At least five men were wounded Friday in shootings on the West and South sides, Chicago police said.
Most recently, at 10:05 p.m., a 24-year-old man was shot in South Austin. He was in the 5000 block of West Gladys Avenue when a gray Chevrolet Traverse drove west on Gladys and someone inside opened fire. The man was shot in the back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.
Just before 9:40 p.m., a 43-year-old man was shot after being robbed in the West Pullman neighborhood. He was on the sidewalk in the 11600 block of South Yale Avenue when three people approached and told him to hand over his things. The man gave them his phone and attempted to run, at which point one of the robbers fired shots at him. He was shot in the buttocks and shoulder and went to Advocate Christ Medical Center. His condition was stabilized.
At 7:35 p.m., a 25-year-old man was critically wounded in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. He was shot in the eye in the 2200 block of West 21st Street and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.
At 4:45 p.m., a 29-year-old man walked into Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. He would not tell investigators where in the city he had been shot, according to preliminary information.
Earlier Friday, a 22-year-old man was shot about 12:05 p.m. in the 6700 block of South Chappel Avenue. According to preliminary reports, he was walking when a vehicle pulled up and someone fired shots, police said. The victim was shot in the right thigh and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Police said the man was being uncooperative.