8 shot, 3 fatally, so far Tuesday across Chicago

A 30-year-old man was shot in the head at 3:38 p.m. in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

Eight people have been shot, three fatally, so far on Tuesday across Chicago.

Most recently, a 30-year-old man was fatally shot in the head in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The victim was shot at 3:38 p.m. in the 300 block of South Kilbourn, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced, according to Chicago Police.

Less than an hour earlier, a 19-year-old man and 17-year-old boy were wounded in a Chicago Lawn neighborhood shooting on the Southwest Side. The man and boy were fighting someone at 2:05 p.m. in the 2400 block of West 63rd Street when one the offender took out a handgun, fired shots and then ran away, according to Chicago Police. The boy was shot in the chest and the man was shot in the right arm, police said. Both victims were taken to Stroger Hospital where the boy is in critical condition and the man's condition has stabilized.

A 32-year-old man was fatally shot at 4:42 a.m. in the West Side Austin neighborhood. Officers responding to reports of a person down at 4:42 a.m. in the 5000 block of West Monroe found the man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the face, according to Chicago Police. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released by the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Two hours earlier, a 17-year-old boy was shot to death in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood. Antonio Monteza was at a gas station about 2:40 a.m. in the 7500 block of North Sheridan when another male walked up and opened fire, striking him in the head and abdomen, according to police and the medical examiner's office. Monteza, who lived in the same neighborhood, was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he was pronounced dead at 3:26 a.m., authorities said.

Another shooting happened at 6:25 a.m. in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. A 42-year-old man was sitting in the driver's seat of a parked vehicle at 6:25 a.m. in the 5900 block of South Wolcott when an armed male approached from the passenger's side and started shooting, police said. The shooter then ran away on foot and the victim drove away. The man stopped the vehicle in the 4300 block of South Western, where he called for help. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition with a gunshot wound to the back.

At 1:15 a.m., a man was shot in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. The 21-year-old was sitting outside about 1:15 a.m. in the 8900 block of South Lowe when he heard shots and realized he'd been hit, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition with gunshot wounds to the back and arm.

An hour earlier, Tuesday's first shooting happened in the Morgan Park neighborhood in the Far South Side. At 12:19 a.m., a 69-year-old man was inside a home in the 1500 block of West 110th Street when a shot was fired outside and the bullet traveled through a bedroom window, police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the left leg and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2017.)

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