Wednesday’s gunshots in Chicago left 5 persons injured

A woman who lived in Jefferson Park’s 5100 block of North LeClaire Avenue was one of those shot.

On Wednesday, gun violence in Chicago left five people injured.

On Wednesday at the Northwest Side’s Jefferson Park, a woman was shot. In the 5100 block of North LeClaire Avenue, the 22-year-old was driving when gunfire was heard, according to Chicago police. She was transported in good condition to Illinois Masonic Medical Center after receiving a minor gunshot wound to the back.

A man was shot in Riverdale, on the Far South Side, a short while afterwards. The 28-year-old male was hit in the elbow about 2:30 pm in the 700 block of East 131st Street when he was close to the sidewalk, according to police. He was transported to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition.

On Wednesday afternoon in Greater Grand Crossing on the South Side, a man was shot. In the 7400 block of South Perry Avenue, the male, 26, was walking on the sidewalk when gunfire was heard around 4:15 p.m., according to police. He was injured in the leg and transported in excellent health to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

A 20-year-old man was shot at Washington Park on the South Side on Wednesday night. Around 10:25 p.m., he was standing outdoors in the 1500 block of East 56th Place when two individuals approached him and started shooting, according to the police. He was wounded in the groyne and taken in satisfactory condition to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

A 31-year-old guy was injured near Albany Park on the Northwest Side an hour later. At before 11:30 p.m., the man was shot in the knee and wrist when he was in the 4600 block of North Central Park Avenue, according to police. He was brought to the Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where his condition was considered fair.

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