1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Shootings Tuesday across Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) Five people were shot in Chicago on Tuesday, including one man killed and two wounded in a triple shooting on the West Side.

The triple shooting happened about 4:10 p.m. in the 500 block of South Lockwood Avenue in the West Side’s South Austin neighborhood, Chicago police said.

Someone fired at the men from inside a light-colored car, according to police.

A 25-year-old man was pronounced dead on the scene after he was shot multiple times in the head, police said.

Two other men, 28 and 32, were rushed to Stroger Hospital where their conditions were stabilized.

One was shot in the groin and buttocks and the other was grazed in the head.

An initial police alert said the shooting happened nearby in the 5200 block of West Congress Parkway, but the address was later corrected.

In the most recent of the city’s other two shootings, a 26-year-old man was shot in the face around 11:20 p.m. in the 8700 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue in the South Side’s Burnside neighborhood.

He was sitting in the passenger side of a vehicle when someone approached and fired shots, police said. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital where his condition was stabilized.

Earlier, a 28-year-old man was shot about 6:45 p.m. in an alley near the 5300 block of South Albany Avenue in the Southwest Side’s Gage Park neighborhood.

The man told police the gunman opened fire from a vehicle, hitting him multiple times.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

No arrests have been made.

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