Thursday, October 13, 2016
CHICAGO FERAL NEGRO VIOLENCE - Five Colored Folks with Checkered Pasts shot & wounded in two separate tribal attacks on Chicago's West and South sides
About 2:40 p.m., a 25-year-old woman was seriously wounded near 67th Street and Racine Avenue in Englewood, fire officials said.
Earlier, reports indicated another woman had been shot, but the victim had suffered injuries from glass, said Officer Michelle Tannehill, a Chicago police spokeswoman.
According to preliminary reports, the women were inside of a car when someone in a Ford Taurus started firing in their direction. One of the victims suffered a wound to the back of the head, and the other, 32, had injuries to her nose caused by fragments.
The younger victim was taken to Stroger Hospital where her condition was stabilized, Tannehill said.
Shortly after 1 p.m., four people were shot in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said. That attack happened in the 2700 block of West Lexington Street.
A 19-year-old man was shot in the face and two more victims, ages 18 and 21, were both shot in the thigh. All three of those victims were taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, Tannehill said.
The fourth victim, 31, suffered wounds to the buttocks, and was taken to Stroger Hospital. , Tannehill said.
Police believe the Lexington attack was gang-related.