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June 11, 2018 09:48
Man Killed 12 Year Old Boy Who Was Injured In City Shootings

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A man was killed along with six other people, including a 12-year-old boy, were injured in shootings on Sunday on the city’s South and Far South sides, according to police.

In the homicide, a 26-year-old man was shot once in the chest and three times in the back in the Back of the Yards neighborhood just before 5:10 p.m., police said. The man was sitting on a porch in the 5400 block of South Winchester Avenue when a gunman emerged from a gangway and started shooting, police said. The gunman got into a metallic-colored sedan and sped away. The 26-year-old was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead, police said.

Earlier, the 12-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to chest while a man suffered a gunshot wound to the knee in the Fernwood neighborhood about noon, police said. The pair was in the 9900 block of South Perry Avenue when someone they didn’t know got out of a silver SUV and started shooting at them. Emergency responders took them to Roseland Community Hospital where their conditions were stabilized, according to police.

A 49-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the upper thigh as he was working on a car in the Eden Green neighborhood about 3 p.m., police said. He was in the 300 block of East 134th Street when he head shots and started to run but felt pain, police said. He went in a private vehicle to MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island and was released in good condition.

About 2:30 p.m., a 23-year-old arrived at Roseland Community Hospital after being shot in the back, police said. The man said he was shot while driving in the first block of West 124th Street in West Pullman; he heard gunshots and felt pain. His condition also was stabilized.

By Lokesh

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