In Douglas on the South Side, 4 persons were shot

Around 3:15 PM, when the group was waiting in the 200 block of East 35th Street, someone approached them and started shooting, according to the police.

On a street in Douglas, Illinois, on Thursday in the early afternoon, four persons were shot.

About 3:15 p.m., as the four individuals were standing close to the 200 block of East 35th Street, a person brandishing a handgun approached them and started shooting at them, according to Chicago police.

After being shot in the arm, two men, ages 44 and 65, were transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where their conditions were listed as good. According to authorities, the 65-year-old male also received a leg injury.

Two further guys were shot; their ages are unknown. One was grazed in the hand and transported in excellent health to a neighbouring hospital. The location of the other man’s shooting was unknown, and he refused medical assistance, according to authorities.

According to authorities, nobody was in arrest and the shooter fled the scene.

As police investigated the site, they closed off the junction of East 35th Street and South Prairie Avenue, which is home to a McDonald’s and a corner shop. Some passersby walked up to the police and inquired about the incident.

Sam, a worker at a nearby video game shop who declined to give his last name, reported seeing people running but not hearing gunfire.

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