CHICAGO — Four teenagers were shot, one fatally, in multiple overnight shootings in Chicago.
According to police, two boys, 15 and 16, were walking on the street just minutes before midnight Friday near the 3700 block of South Wabash Avenue when a group of five to six men approached and fired shots at them.
Police said the 15-year-old sustained a gunshot wound to the left foot and was transported to Comers Hospital in good condition.
The 16-year-old was shot in the abdomen and transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition. He later died.
Just minutes earlier, police reported a 17-year-old girl being shot in Garfield Park. Police say multiple people were at a gathering when unidentified individuals shot at them from an alley and the girl was hit, along with a 22-year-old man.
They took themselves to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.
In another incident, police reported of a 14-year-old shot in the left thigh near the lake on DuSable Lake Shore Drive. He was transported to the hospital in fair condition.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t released the identity of the 16-year-old boy.
There is currently no one in custody and police are investigating the incident.