At least five people were wounded in shootings overnight across Chicago, police said.
A 20-year-old man was critically wounded in the 1400 block of North Spaulding Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood around 3:20 p.m. Thursday, officials said.
He was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, according to Fire Department spokesman Joe Roccasalva.
Preliminary reports indicated the man was shot in his back, according to Police News Affairs Officer Dan O'Brien. He had no other details.
At about 4:35 p.m. Thursday, an 18-year-old man was shot on the 8900 block of South Phillips, according to Police News Affairs Officer VeeJay Zala.
The man suffered a gunshot wound to his neck and was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital.
Shortly before 6:30 p.m. Thursday, a 25-year-old man was shot in the 4700 block of South Wabash Avenue, according to authorities.
The man suffered several multiple gunshot wounds and was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, fire and police officials said. He was on the block when someone stepped out of a vehicle and started shooting.
Another man, 20, was shot near the intersection of Garfield Boulevard and State Street about 11:15 p.m. Thursday.
He was shot in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital, Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. He was walking on Garfield with a group when they heard shots. The 20-year-old ran from the scene and realized he was shot, she said.
About 2:45 a.m. Friday, a male whose age wasn't available was shot in the 400 block of East 75th Street. He was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the leg, police said.
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