3 wounded in separate South, West Side shootings

Three people were wounded in separate shootings this afternoon in Chicago, officials said.

The first shooting happened at 3:47 p.m. on the 6200 block of South Marshfield Avenue in the city's Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, said Chicago Fire Department Chief Joseph Roccasalva.

The 25-year-old victim was shot in the chest and leg, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala. The man was taken in serious-to-critical condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

A short time later, at 4:02 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the left leg on the 1000 block of North Waller Avenue, said Zala.

The man was taken in good condition to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, said Roccasalva.

About an hour later, at 5:06 p.m., a male victim was shot in the stomach and leg on the 400 block of North Lawler Avenue, said Zala.

The victim told police he was 20 years old, while he told Fire Department officials he was 16 years old, officials said. The victim was taken in serious-to-critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, said Roccasalva.

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