Six wounded in South Side attacks overnight

ShootingsJackson Park

Five people were shot and another stabbed in attacks overnight on the South Side, police said.

A man and woman, both in their 20s, were shot in the 1300 block of 87th Street just after 2 a.m. They walked into Jackson Park Hospital, the man with a wound to the foot and the woman with a wound to her hand and a graze wound to her upper arm.

Details about the shooting weren't available from police.

In other shootings:

• A person was shot in the hand and side in the 7900 block of South Hermitage Aveue about 2 a.m., Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.

• About the same time, a person was shot in the arm in the 600 block of East 67th Street, Gaines said. The 20-year-old man was taken to St. Bernard Hospital and Healthcare Center in good condition and was making phone calls from the back of the ambulance, police said..

Someone wearing a white T-shirt fired five or six shots toward him from a nearby alley, police said.

• About 11:40 p.m. Thursday, a 27-year-old man was shot in the 8400 block of South Cregier Avenue, police said. He was wounded in the shoulder as he was leaving his house, police said. Someone took him to Advocate Trinity Hospital in Illinois, where he's expected to recover.

Police learned of the shooting from the hospital and took a shots fired call about the same time. Two men in dark hoodies were reported in the area around the time but police aren't certain they were the attackers.

• A man in his late teens was wounded in the 500 block of West 100th Street about 10 p.m. Thursday, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

Police initially said he was shot in the arm and side and but later said he was stabbed. He was stable at Advocate Christ Medical Center. Area South detectives were questioning a person of interest.

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