(Chicago Tribune) Two people were killed and eight were injured in Chicago shootings between Tuesday morning and early Wednesday.
The attacks included two drive-by shootings Tuesday that left a man dead in the McKinley Park neighborhood and three teens, including a 14-year-old boy, wounded in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said.
On the South Side, the man, 35, was in the 3300 block of South Damen Avenue about 12:15 p.m. when he was shot in the neck, police said. The man was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
The man was walking on Damen when a green SUV drove up and someone inside fired a gun at him, police said. After he was hit, the SUV drove off heading south on Damen.
Later on Tuesday, a 31-year-old man was fatally shot in the back around 9:50 p.m. while he was standing outside with a group of people in the Englewood neighborhood, police said.
Someone approached the group and fired shots in the 7000 block of South Carpenter Street on the Side South, according to police.
The man, identified as Anthony D. Henry, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:02 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner. Henry lived in Englewood, about two miles from the shooting, in the 5600 block of South Halsted Street.
No one was in custody.
On the West Side, three teens were wounded, one critically, in an attack about 6:45 p.m. in the 3300 block of West LeMoyne Street in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said.
Those shot were a 19-year-old man hit in the hip and in critical condition at Stroger Hospital; a 14-year-old wounded in the foot and in good condition at Norwegian American Hospital; and an 18-year-old man hit in the foot and in good condition at Presence Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center. The three were standing outside when a black sedan drove up and a passenger opened fire before the car drove off.
In other shootings:
• A 22-year-old man was shot in the back around 12:20 a.m. Wednesday after he got into an argument someone who shot him with a handgun in the 7600 block of South Eggelston Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, according to police. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
• Around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, a 26-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 400 block of East 75th Street in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side. The man was shot after getting into an argument with the shooter, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
• In the Austin neighborhood, two men were shot about 4:50 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Lavergne Avenue, according to police. A 26-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the back and a 35-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the buttocks. They both went in a private vehicle or vehicles to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where their conditions were stabilized. The two told police they did not see who shot them, but only heard shots and felt pain.
• In the Grand Crossing neighborhood, a 43-year-old man was wounded about 4:25 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Ellis Avenue, according to police. The man suffered a gunshot wound to the left side and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized. The man was on Ellis when someone in a sedan drove up and someone inside began shooting, hitting him, police said.
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