A 17-year-old boy was seriously wounded in the neck in the Englewood neighborhood, one of four people shot overnight on the South and West sides.
The boy was arguing outside a home in the 5700 block of South Ada Street around 10 p.m. Sunday when the other person pulled out a gun and shot him, in the neck, according to Police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.
The boy was taken in serious condition to Stroger Hospital, Gaines said.
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The shooter fled and was not in custody this morning, said Gaines, who did not know what they were arguing about.
Other shootings included:
• Two men in their 20s were each shot in the leg around 3 a.m. Monday in the 11600 block of South Halsted Street in the West Pullman neighborhood, according to Gaines. One of the men was seriously hurt and the other suffered a minor wound, police said.
Both were taken to Roseland Community Hospital, but police said at least one of the victims would be transferred to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.• A 24-year-old man was outside talking with his 23-year-old girlfriend around 10:15 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of South Keeler Avenue when a gunman approached and shot the man two to three times in the lower right leg, police said.
The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized early Monday. The girlfriend was not wounded.
The gunman was wearing a black hoodie, police said. No one was in custody.