Chicago/Suburbs

Chicago: 12 Shot Tuesday

by J. J. Quincannon, The Chicago Times

October 13, 2021

CHICAGO — Twelve people were shot in Chicago on Tuesday, including a 15-year-old boy who was hurt in a drive-by in Gage Park on the city’s Southwest Side.  He was riding his bicycle in the 5300 block of South Albany Avenue around 11:10 p.m. when someone inside a dark-colored car fired shots, according to Chicago police.  The boy was hit in the chest and left arm and was airlifted to Stroger Hospital.

A 50-year-old man was shot and seriously wounded in a drive-by in Marquette Park on Chicago’s South Side.  The victim was entering his vehicle in the 7200 block of South Troy Street at 8:40 p.m. when he was shot in the chest, according to CPD.

In the Far South Side neighborhood of South Shore, a 17-year-old was shot and badly injured.

He was rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

A 14-year-old girl and a security guard were shot when a gunman standing outside a Bronzeville high school began shooting as the guard let students out.  According to CPD, the girl and the 45-year-old man were shot outside Wendell Phillips Academy High School in the 3800 block of South Giles around 3:20 p.m.  The girl is listed in critical condition and the guard is listed in fair condition.

A man was shot in the head in West Rogers Park on Chicago’s North Side on Tuesday morning.  According to CPD, the 38-year-old was outside around 8:40 a.m. in the 6500 block of North Washtenaw Avenue.  The victim is listed in critical condition.

A person was found shot in East Garfield Park on the West Side.  The man was shot in the chest and leg in the 300 block of North Hamlin Avenue around 2:40 a.m., according to CPD.  The victim is listed in critical condition.

Five more people were also shot in Chicago.

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