3 wounded in River North shootings after CPD announces more downtown patrols, police say

3 wounded in River North shootings after CPD announces more downtown patrols, police say

CHICAGO (TOC) — Two separate shootings occurred inside hours of one another within the standard River North space.

Police stated two individuals, a person and a lady, have been shot close to West Chicago Avenue and North Orleans Avenue in a single day. It seems the lady was shot within the leg and the person seems to be shot within the again. Each victims have been transported to Northwestern Hospital.

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They have been standing in an alley after they have been shot at round 2:00 a.m. Monday.

Late Sunday evening, a 20-year-old lady was critically injured when she was sitting in a parked automotive with a person within the 500 block of West Erie Avenue at round 10:00 p.m.

Police stated 4 individuals approached them and one of many suspects bumped into the car, punching the person within the face. Because the suspects walked away, one pulled out a gun and began taking pictures.

The lady was struck within the again and brought to Northwestern Hospital in critical situation. The person was not shot and is predicted to be okay.

These newest shootings got here simply days after Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Police Division Superintendent David Brown introduced extra patrols downtown, with officers giving up their days off and dealing 12 hours to extend security within the downtown space.

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