6 injured after South Side shooting


CHICAGO — Six people were shot early Saturday morning in the city’s Gresham neighborhood.

The shooting happened around 2:15 a.m. near West 79th and South Justine streets. The six people, four women and two men, were standing on the sidewalk when someone started shooting.

Three of the women, all in their 30s, were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center. One was shot in the leg, the other on the body and leg, and the third had a graze wound on her leg. They were all listed in fair condition.

The fourth woman was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with a graze wound to the leg and was also in fair condition. One of the men was shot in the buttocks and taken to Holy Cross Hospital in fair condition. The other man, 31, was struck in the body and transported to the University of Chicago in fair condition.

The six people may have been attending a women’s birthday party when the shooting occurred.

Police said no one has been taken into custody, and there may have been more than one shooter in the incident.

No further information was provided.


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