Chicago shooting: 3 shot, 2 critically injured in Ashburn drive-by, police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Sunday, February 5, 2023
3 injured in drive-by shooting on SW Side: police
A drive-by shooting in Chicago left three people injured in the 3400 block of West 79th Street, the police department said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Three people were injured, two critically, in a Saturday night shooting on Chicago's Southwest Side, police said.

The drive-by shooting happened in the Ashburn neighborhood's 3400 block of West 79th Street just after 10 p.m., police said. A driver and two passengers were in a vehicle when someone fired shots from a dark-colored Charger.

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The driver, a 23-year-old man, was shot in the torso multiple times and taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition, police said. One passenger, an 18-year-old man, was shot in the head and taken to the same hospital, also in critical condition.

Another passenger, an 18-year-old woman, was grazed in the shoulder and taken to Christ Hospital in good condition, police said.

There is no one in custody and Area One detectives are investigating.

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