A man was killed and at least seven people were wounded Tuesday in separate shootings across the city, according to Chicago police.
The fatal shooting occurred at about 10:30 p.m. in the South Chicago neighborhood, said Officer Hector Alfaro, a police spokesman.
A 21-year-old man was on the sidewalk in the 8100 block of South Houston Avenue when a gray minivan stopped nearby and someone inside fired shots. He was shot in the buttocks, taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead.
At 10:30 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in West Garfield Park, police said. He told investigators he was in an alley in the 4700 block of West Jackson Boulevard when someone walked up, announced a robbery, stole his wallet and shot him in the leg. He went to Loyola University Medical Center and was listed in good condition. The wound may in fact have been self-inflicted, according to a law enforcement source.
At 9:30 p.m., a 32-year-old man was shot in West Garfield Park. He was in a parked car in the 4400 block of West Monroe Street when he heard gunfire and realized he had been shot in the face. He went to Mount Sinai Hospital and his condition was stabilized.
At 8:30 p.m., a 77-year-old man was shot as he drove on the 7100 block of South Morgan Street in the Englewood neighborhood, police said.
The man was driving when he heard gunshots and realized he had been shot in the left knee, police said. He was hospitalized at St. Bernard Hospital where his condition had stabilized, police said.
Earlier, a 27-year-old man was wounded in the Albany Park neighborhood. The man walked into Swedish Covenant Medical Center and was in serious condition after having been shot at 4:08 p.m. in the 4900 block of North Harding Avenue, police said. Other details weren’t immediately available.
About the same time, a 17-year-old boy walked into Presence Community Medical Center and told police he had been shot in the 3600 block of West Irving Park Road, near the intersection of Central Park Avenue. Police did not locate a crime scene and police are trying to determine if he was actually shot on Harding.
Another man, 20, was shot in the Marquette Park neighborhood during a robbery about 3:40 p.m. He suffered a wound in the right armpit while someone robbed him in the 7000 block of South Rockwell Avenue, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition.
A 26-year-old man was shot in the South Shore neighborhood about 3:10 p.m. He was shot in the shoulder by someone who opened fire from inside a passing light-colored van in the 7800 block of South Colfax Avenue, according to police. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in fair condition.