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Ten wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon

Updated: December 15, 2012 9:56AM



Ten people — including four teenagers — were wounded in separate shootings since Friday afternoon throughout the city.

The latest shooting happened about 11 p.m. when a male was shot in the leg in the 2600 block of South Pulaski Avenue, police said.

A 26-year-old man was shot about 9:45 p.m. in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. He was standing with a group of people in the 1500 block of South Sawyer Avenue when shots were fired, police said.

The man began running and was shot in the buttocks, police said. The man was listed in “stable” condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Also about 9:45 p.m., a man in his 20s was shot in the left buttock in the 1300 block of North California Avenue, in the West Town neighborhood, police said. He was in “stable” condition at Norwegian-American Hospital.

A gang-related shooting wounded one man in the Northwest Side Logan Square neighborhood about 8:45 p.m., police said. The man, 30, was getting into a car in the 2000 block of West Fullerton Avenue when someone in an alley shot him in the lower leg.

He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in “stable” condition,” police said.

About 8:18 p.m. on the Southwest Side, a man believed to be in his 20s was shot in the head in the 5400 block of South Komensky Avenue, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai in serious condition, police said.

About 6:27 p.m. in the Chatham neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was shot in the arm in the 8300 block of South Maryland Avenue, police said. He was listed in serious condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

At 5:20 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was shot in the buttocks in the 100 block of South Western Avenue, police said. He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was listed in “stable” condition, authorities said.

Ten minutes earlier, two teenagers were wounded when a person wielding a gun and opened fire in the 1700 block of East 71st Place, police said. The boys—14 and 16—both suffered gunshot wounds to the right leg and were taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, police said.

About 4:35 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was shot in the arm and leg in the 1600 block of North Lorel Avenue, authorities said. The boy was listed in “stable” condition at Mount Sinai.

Police have made no arrests in any of the shootings.



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