At least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the West and South sides since mid-afternoon Sunday, Chicago police said.
In the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, a 37-year-old man was shot in the head while driving in the 1300 block of North Kildare Avenue about 7:55 p.m., police said in a media notification. The man was in critical condition at Stroger Hospital
The man was driving with a 22-year-old woman when someone shot at them, hitting the man, according to police. The woman wasn’t believed to have been injured. Detectives had no one in custody.
Earlier, a man and a teenage boy were wounded in a shooting in the 5400 block of West Gladys Avenue in the Austin neighborhood just before 6:55 p.m., police said in a media notification.
A 20-year-old man was shot in the armpit and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was in critical condition, while a 17-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the ankle and was being treated at Loretto Hospital, where he was in good condition.
The two were walking together when they got into a dispute with other people also walking in the area and who took out guns and shot the two, police said.
In other shootings:
- A 32-year-old man was in serious condition and a 33-year-old man was in good condition after being shot just after 7 p.m. in the 4000 block of West 21st Street in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said in a media notification. The 32-year-old was wounded in the back and arm while the older man was wounded in the knee, Both men were being treated at Mount Sinai Hospital. The two were standing on the street when a gray SUV drove up and someone inside shot at them.
- Just before 5:25 p.m., a man was shot in the 6800 block of South Wood Street in the West Englewood neighborhood, police said. The man, 41, suffered a gunshot wound to the left leg, and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he initially was in serious condition, according to police. The man was shot while standing in the alley, police said.
- Two men, both 19, were wounded in a shooting just after 3:15 p.m. in the 3600 block of West Polk Street in the Homan Square neighborhood, police said in a media notification. One man suffered a gunshot wound to the ear and the other suffered a gunshot wound to the buttocks, police said. Both were in good condition at Mount Sinai Hospital. Police released no information on the circumstances of the shooting. Area North detectives had no one in custody.