by James R. Scott, The Chicago Times
September 1, 2021
CHICAGO — Ten people were shot in Chicago on Tuesday.
A 41-year-old man was shot in North Park on the city’s North Side while driving in the 5800 block of North Spaulding Avenue around 11:35 p.m. He was hit in the torso and drove himself to Swedish Covenant Medical Center, where he is listed in fair condition.
A 4-year-old girl was injured in a shooting on Chicago’s South Side in Englewood. The girl was shot in the arm in front of a home in the 600 block of West 61st Street around 4:30 p.m., according to CPD.
A man and woman were shot, one critically, in West Englewood on Chicago’s South Side while parked in a vehicle in the 6700 block of South Claremont Avenue around 4 p.m. when someone approached them and began shooting at their vehicle, according to CPD. The man was hit in the back, leg, and arm and was airlifted to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was listed in critical condition. The woman was wounded in the arm.
A 32-year-old man was shot in West Garfield Park in the 500 block of South Pulaski Road around 7:30 a.m. when someone approached and shot him in the back.
A woman was shot on Interstate 57 early Tuesday morning. According to Illinois State Police, the female passenger, a 27-year-old Markham resident, was shot by someone in another vehicle around 2:10 a.m. in the southbound lanes near 111th Street.
Four other people were injured in shootings across Chicago.