8 shot in overnight violence

July 12, 2012 11:20:26 AM PDT
Five teens are among eight people shot late Wednesday and early Thursday across Chicago.

The youngest victim is a 13-year-old boy shot multiple times on the porch of a Southwest Side home in the 2400-block of West 47th Place.

Police say a man came out of a gangway and started shooting at the boy. He's listed in stable condition at Mount Sinai Hospital. No one is in custody.

A man, 28, was also grazed in a shooting late Wednesday in the Jeffrey Manor neighborhood on the South Side. He was sitting on a vehicle at 11:55 p.m. in the 9600-block of South Merrion Avenue when someone inside a passing vehicle shot at him, according to police News Affairs. The man suffered graze wounds to the left side of his torso and the forearm, police said. He declined treatment on the scene.

A man was wounded Wednesday night in a shooting in the South Side Oakland neighborhood The 19-year-old man was in the 4000 block of South Ellis Avenue when someone approached and shot at him about 7:53 p.m., police said. He suffered a graze wound to the elbow and was treated and released at an area hospital.

Another man was shot in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood late Wednesday. The 18-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk at 9:28 p.m. in the 10800 block of South Green Street when someone fired shots from a gangway, according to police News Affairs. The man was shot in the leg and taken in an unidentified condition to Roseland Community Hospital, police said.

A teen boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting Wednesday night in the South Side Back-of-the-Yards neighborhood. The 17-year-old boy was walking on the sidewalk in the 5000 block of South Wood Street about 10:40 p.m. when someone in a passing dark-colored sedan shot him, police said. The boy was taken in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital with a gunshot wound the right knee, police said.

A shooting in the Northwest Side Logan Square neighborhood Wednesday night left a man with a graze wound to the head. The man, in his 20s, was in the 1800 block of North Washtenaw Avenue about 8:45 p.m. when he was shot, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. He was grazed in the head and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in stable condition, Alfaro said.

A 16-year-old boy was shot and wounded on the Far South Side Wednesday night. The boy was in the 10300 block of South Wallace Street about 5 p.m. when he was shot in the leg, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said, citing preliminary information. He was taken to Roseland Community Hospital in good condition, and no one is in custody Wednesday night, Alfaro said.

A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the South Side Englewood neighborhood Wednesday night. The man, 24, was standing on a corner in the 6500 block of S. Lowe Ave. at 9:35 p.m. when a van drove by and someone inside opened fire, police News Affairs Hector Alfaro said. He was shot in the leg and taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in "stable" condition, Alfaro said.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.


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