3 men shot on Chicago’s Near West Side

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CHICAGO — Three men were injured in a shooting behind a Chicago Housing Authority building on the city’s Near West Side.

Police say officers responded to a call of multiple people shot around 8 a.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of South Loomis Street.

Police said a 56-year-old man was shot four times; in the shoulder, back, stomach and leg. He was transported in critical condition to Stronger Hospital. A 46-year-old was also taken to Stroger in good condition. A 31-year-old was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

All three who were shot were maintenance workers who were standing in front of a Chicago Housing Authority office and maintenance building.

“The health and safety of our staff and residents are priorities for the CHA and our thoughts are with the victims of this mornings incident at ABLA homes,” the Chicago Housing Authority said in a statement.

Police said the suspect was wearing a black, orange and white mask and red shirt, and was driving a white four-door BMW.

No one is in custody.


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