Chicago shooting: 2 women shot on Near North Side, police say

Chicago shooting: 2 women shot on Near North Side, police say

CHICAGO — Two ladies had been shot and wounded on the Close to North Facet early Saturday, only a mile from the place a capturing wounded a 14-year-old boy final month.

Chicago cops on foot patrol heard pictures and located the 2 ladies within the first block of West Division Road round 3:15 a.m., police stated.

Certainly one of them, 29, was grazed within the head and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good situation. The opposite, 26, was shot within the left leg and buttocks and was additionally taken Northwestern in good situation.

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A suspect was taken into custody after a quick chase and a weapon was recovered, police stated. No fees have been introduced.

On June 4, a few mile away, a 14-year-old boy and a 23-year-old man had been shot within the 1300 block of North Hudson Avenue, police stated. The boy was struck within the stomach and leg, and the person within the higher chest, police stated.

Each assaults occurred within the 18th Police District the place shootings are up 82% from final 12 months and crime total is up 66%, in line with police knowledge.

(Supply: Solar-Occasions Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Solar-Occasions 2021.)

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