4 wounded in South Side shootingsBy Peter Nickeas
12:14 AM CDT, April 20, 2012
Three teens and a man were shot Thursday afternoon on Chicago’s South Side.
Each person, wounded in separate attacks, survived.
An male, possibly 18 years old, was shot near the corner of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and 75th Street about 9:30 p.m. in the Greater Grand Crossing community, police said.
The man stepped out of a car near a bus shelter and was shot multiple times in the leg, police said. His girlfriend drove him to the University of Chicago Medical Center but he was transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he's in good condition, police said.
Police said the man identifies with a local gang but couldn't say whether that played a role in the shooting.
Earlier, a 16-year-old boy was shot in the right bicep on the 1000 block of East 41st Street in the Oakland neighborhood about 6:35 p.m., according to police.
He was taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.
About 5 p.m., a 15-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to the chest on the 6200 block of South Paulina Street in Englewood. Police didn’t release any other information about the shooting, including the boy’s condition.
In West Englewood, 52-year-old man was shot in the leg on the 2100 block of West Marquette Road about 2:30 p.m. He was taken in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital, police said.
Nobody is in custody for any of the shootings.
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