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At least 19 wounded in overnight shootings | Fox News

24 Aug
CHICAGO (FOX Chicago News) –

CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE: At least 19 people were wounded in shootings on the South and Southwest Sides from Thursday evening through early Friday.

Eight people were wounded in the most violent of the shooting of the night, a drive-by that occurred about 9:13 p.m. near the intersection of 79th Street and Kingston Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood, police said.

Seven males were shot, ranging in age from 14 to 28, and a 19-year-old woman also was wounded in the shooting, police said. The 28-year-old was listed in critical condition, but police said none of the wounded suffered life-threatening injuries.

At least 11 others were wounded in shootings on the South and Southwest Sides between 5:15 p.m. Thursday and 1:45 a.m. Friday.

Police have made no arrests in the shootings, which were being investigated by area detectives.

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