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1 killed, 9 wounded by gunfire in Chicago Wednesday – NBC Chicago

Ten people were shot dead in Chicago on Wednesday, one fatal.

  • The fatal attack occurred around 4:20 p.m. in Austin on the West Side. A 20-year-old man was standing in the 4800 block of West Crystal Street when someone fired shots in a passing car, Chicago police said. He was hit in the chest and driven to West Suburban Medical Center, where he died, police said.
  • A 16-year-old boy was wounded in Englewood on the South Side. Police said he was out on South Green Street’s 6900 block around 4 p.m. when someone opened fire and hit him in the shoulder. The teenager was taken to a nearby hospital where his condition stabilized, police said.
  • Less than an hour later, three people were critically injured in West Englewood on the South Side. The shooting occurred at around 4:50 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Damen Avenue, police said. An 18-year-old man was hit in the chest and arm and was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, police said. A 26-year-old man was shot in the arm and a 32-year-old was hit in the chest, police said. Both men were hospitalized in critical condition.
  • A man was seriously injured in the South Shore on Wednesday night. The 22-year-old was sitting in his parked car in the 7600 block of South Saginaw Avenue at around 11:55 p.m. when someone in a black ski mask approached and opened fire, police said. Police said he was shot in the shoulder and driven to South Shore Hospital. He was transferred to another city hospital in serious condition.

At least four others were injured in city-wide armed violence.

Twelve people were shot dead in Chicago on Tuesday.

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