3 injured in overnight shootings

Tribune reporter

At least three people have been shot in Chicago since Tuesday night, according to police.

About 5:15 a.m. this morning, a 33-year-old man showed up at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County with a gunshot wound to the thigh, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.

The man's condition was stabilized at the hospital.

Police believe the shooting happened near the intersection of West Armitage and North Kedzie avenues, in the West Side's Logan Square neighborhood.

Further information about the shooting was not immediately available.

Earlier, about 2:40 a.m., a 17-year-old boy showed up at Our Lady of the Resurrection Hospital with a graze wound to the neck.

The boy was shot inside a vehicle in the 2500 block of North Austin Avenue, News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. A second vehicle pulled up, and someone inside a vehicle fired shots into the boy's vehicle, grazing him in the neck, Alfaro said.

The shooting happened in the Belmont Central neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Tuesday night about 9:45 p.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the 6200 block of South Paulina Street, police said.

The man had answered the doorbell and become involved in a struggle when three people tried to push their way inside, Estrada said. During the struggle, one of the people shot the man with a handgun on the front porch, and three people fled on foot, police said.

The man was taken with a gunshot wound to the right shoulder to Stroger, where his condition was stabilized.

The shooting happened in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

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