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1 killed, 9 gunshot wounds in Chicago Wednesday – NBC Chicago

Ten people were shot dead, including one fatal, in Chicago on Wednesday.

  • The fatal attack occurred around 4:20 p.m. in Austin on the West Side. A 20-year-old man was standing in the 4800 block of West Crystal Street when someone in a passing car fired shots, Chicago police said. He was punched in the chest and taken to West Suburban Medical Center where he died, police said.
  • A 16-year-old boy was injured in Englewood on the South Side. He was outside around 4 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Green Street when someone opened fire, hitting him in the shoulder, police said. The teenager was taken to a local hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.
  • Less than an hour later, three people were seriously injured in West Englewood on the South Side. The shooting took place around 4:50 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Damen Avenue, police said. An 18-year-old man was shot in the chest and arm and taken to a local hospital in critical condition, police said. A 26-year-old man was shot in the arm and a 32-year-old man was shot in the chest, police said. Both men were hospitalized in critical condition.
  • On Wednesday evening, a man was seriously injured in Rive-Sud. The 22-year-old was sitting in his car parked around 11:55 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Saginaw Avenue when someone wearing a black ski mask approached and opened fire, police said . He was shot in the shoulder and went to South Shore hospital, police said. He was transferred to another hospital in the city in serious condition.

At least four other people were injured in gun violence throughout the city.

Twelve people were shot dead in Chicago on Tuesday.