Wednesday, April 25, 2012
1 killed, 6 wounded in separate Chicago shootings as colored violence continues in city
Chicago police discover a man shot dead within a block of a Southwest Side high school and six others were wounded in separate shootings that occurred across the city in less than 12 hours.
In the most recent shooting, a 49-year-old man sitting in a car with two others was shot and wounded during an attempted holdup just before 2:30 a.m. this morning in the 8000 block of South Michigan Avenue in the city's Chatham neighborhood.
The victim was struck in the back and forearm and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in "stable condition," police said, citing early reports.
The gunman fled and hadn't been apprehended, police said.
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