60-Year-Old Injured by Gunfire in Chicago, 2 Others Hurt on South Side

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A 60-year-old woman was among three people who were wounded Saturday on the South Side, police said.

The latest shooting happened shortly before 2 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Ingleside Avenue in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, police said.

According to preliminary reports, an 18-year-old man was in an alley when he heard shots, and soon after felt pain. He suffered a wound to the right foot, and was taken to University of Chicago Medicine where he was listed in good condition, police said.

Police said the victim was being uncooperative.

Shortly after 1 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the 6400 block of South Peoria Street in the Englewood neighborhood, said police.

The man suffered a wound to the abdomen and was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was listed in serious condition. Police were investigating, but police believe the man may have shot himself.

Saturday morning, a 60-year-old woman was grazed by gunfire in the South Shore neighborhood, police said.

About 7:25 a.m., the woman was standing in the 2000 block of East 71st Street when someone in a vehicle started shooting at a group of men who were nearby, police said.

The woman suffered a graze wound to the face, and was taken by a friend to Jackson Park Hospital where she was treated and released, police said.

No one was in custody and police were investigating.

Source: Chicago Tribune