3 Wounded in Shootings Tuesday in Chicago

(Chicago Tribune) Three people were wounded in shootings Tuesday, according to Chicago police.

In the city’s most recent shooting, a 35-year-old man was shot in the leg around 10:20 p.m. in the East Side neighborhood on the Southeast Side.

The man was standing outside in the 3700 block of East 98th Street when a group of men got out of a vehicle in an alley and started shouting gang slogans, police said. One of the men fired shots, hitting the man in the leg.

The man was taken to Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn where his condition was stabilized.

Earlier, a 21-year-old man suffered a graze wound around 6:25 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Kenton Avenue in the Southwest Side’s West Elsdon neighborhood, police said.

The man declined to be taken to a hospital.

Another 21-year-old man was shot in the left thumb and right hand just before 2 p.m. in the 900 block of North Lavergne Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

He was transported to Stroger Hospital where his condition was stabilized.

No one is in custody.

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