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4 shootings with at least 3 wounded reported since Thursday

Over the past four days, Chicago has had four shootings that have left three or more people wounded.

The shootings were unrelated, but they are noteworthy for the number of people wounded in each incident.

The four shootings left a total of 16 people wounded.

According to police and medical examiner reports, there have been no fatalities.

Early Sunday, four people were injured in a shooting in Pullman on the Far South Side.

The group was standing on a sidewalk about 12:40 a.m. in the 700 block of East 101st Street when someone fired shots, Chicago police said.

A 28-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the right arm and body and was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said.

A woman, 30, was struck in the right leg and was listed in fair condition, police said. Another woman, 30, suffered a graze wound to the body and was listed in good condition, police said. Both women were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

A 25-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the left foot and received treatment at Stroger Hospital where he was listed in good condition, police said.

Saturday night, three people were wounded in a drive-by in West Englewood.

They were in the street about 6:45 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Wolcott Avenue when someone fired shots from a passing white sedan, police said.

A 25-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his left side while a woman, 30, was shot in the leg, police said. Both were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.

Another man, 23, took himself to St. Bernard Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, police said. His condition was not immediately known.

Six people were wounded in a shooting early Saturday in Gresham.

The group was standing on a sidewalk about 2:15 a.m. in the 7900 block of South Justine Street when an unidentified person fired shots at them, police said.

Two of the victims took themselves to hospitals, including a 31-year-old man shot near his armpit who was listed in critical condition at University of Chicago Medical Center, police and the Chicago Fire Department said.

A 32-year-old man shot in his buttocks took himself to Holy Cross Hospital and was listed in fair condition, police said.

A 33-year-old woman and a 31-year-old woman were struck in their legs and taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. Another 33-year-old woman who was struck in the leg was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

A woman whose age wasn’t immediately known was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, according to police, who did not have information about the location of her wound.

All four women were listed in fair condition.

Thursday afternoon, three people were shot in an attack in Humboldt Park on the West Side.

The shooting happened about 3:50 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Ridgeway Avenue, police said.

An 18-year-old man was struck in the elbow and a 32-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and arm, police said. Both were transported to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

Another man, 19, suffered a gunshot wound to the face and was transported to Norwegian American Hospital, where he was listed in good condition, police said.

Chicago Sun-Times

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