1 killed, 5 wounded Tuesday in shootings in Chicago

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- One person was killed and five others were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago.

A double shooting in West Pullman on the Far South Side killed a man and wounded another around 9 p.m. They were in the first block of east 118th Street when someone fired shots at them, Chicago police said.

One of the men, 27, suffered a gunshot wound to the side of his body and was pronounced dead at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The other man, 50, was shot in the arm and taken to Roseland Community Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

A 37-year-old man was shot in South Shore at about 10:50 p.m. He was driving in the 2400 block of East 74th Street when he was struck in the shoulder, police said. He drove to Trinity Hospital, where he was listed in good condition. He told police he did not see a shooter or know where the shots came from.

Minutes earlier, a 22-year-old man was critically wounded in Back of the Yards on the South Side at about 10:30 p.m. He was driving in the 5400 block of South Union Avenue when he was shot in the chest, police said. He drove to the 600 block of West Garfield Boulevard, abandoned his car and was dropped off at the University of Chicago Medical Center by someone else. He was listed in critical condition.

At about 6:45 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in Austin on the West Side. He was on the sidewalk in the 5500 block of West Augusta Boulevard when he was shot in the right ankle, police said. He went to West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, where his condition was stabilized.

In the day’s first reported shooting, a 15-year-old boy was wounded in Washington Park on the South Side. He was standing outside in the 300 block of East 56th Street when a dark-colored car pulled up and someone inside opened fire at about 2 p.m., police said. The teen was struck in the leg and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition.

Seven people were killed, 11 others were wounded in shootings Monday citywide — one of the deadliest day in Chicago this year.

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