4 shots, 1 fatal, Wednesday in Chicago


One person was killed and three others were injured in shootings in Chicago on Wednesday.

A man was found shot dead in his car in Washington Heights on the South Side on Wednesday evening.

The 65-year-old was found with two gunshot wounds to his abdomen around 10:30 p.m. in the 600 block of West 95th Street, Chicago police said.

He was pronounced dead at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. His name has not been released.

In non-fatal attacks, a 29-year-old man was shot dead while sitting in a car early Wednesday in River North.

The man was sitting in the back seat of a vehicle parked around 2:30 a.m. in the 200 block of West Ohio Street when someone opened fire, police said. He suffered a calf injury and was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in fair condition.

A 16-year-old boy was injured in a shooting Wednesday night in Auburn Gresham on the South Side.

The teenager was walking outside in the 300 block of West 88th Street when a silver van pulled up near him and two gunmen got out and started shooting around 8 p.m., police said.

The teenager was shot in the jaw and eyebrows, police said. He was picked up by a passing driver who brought him to the police, police said.

He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition stabilized, police said.

At the same time, an 18-year-old man was shot dead in a house in West Garfield Park.

The man was in a house in the 4400 block of West Van Buren Street when the suspect drew a gun and shot him, police said. He was shot in the arm and leg and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.


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