Two men were killed and 15 others were wounded in shootings since early Saturday afternoon in Chicago.
On Saturday October 8th at 10:00 pm, a 19-year-old woman was grazed in the head by a bullet. The woman was in a vehicle that was traveling in the 5200 block of South Albany Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood, when someone inside a white SUV began firing at the vehicle she was a in.
One of the bullets burst through the back window of the SUV and struck the girl in the head. the vehicle then escaped the scene at 52nd and Albany and came to a stop at 47th and California. The young ladies condition was stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital.
At around the same time that this shooting happened Two teen boys were shot in the Fernwood neighborhood, an unknown person in a black sedan shot a 17-year-old boy in the back and a 15-year-old boy in the left thigh. The older teen was listed in serious condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.
The younger teen’s condition was stabilized at Comer Children’s Hospital. Two hours later another teen was shot, the 17-year-old boy was shot in the right thigh while he was walking in the 2600 block of North Hoyne Avenue in the Lathrop Homes neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side, A man approached the teen and began shooting at him.
The teen was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized. In all of the cases the shooter or shooters are still at large. In all it was a very dangerous night for the teenagers of Chicago. In total 2 people were killed and 15 were wounded in Shootings across the city on Saturday October 8th.