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- Four people were wounded in two separate shootings this afternoon on the West and South sides, officials said.
Three people suffered minor wounds when someone fired a shotgun in the West Side's East Garfield Park neighborhood, striking them with pellets, said police.
That shooting happened a little before 1 p.m. on the 700 block of North Trumbull Avenue. There was no information available on the ages or exact conditions of the wounded people, but police described the victims as two males and a female.
An 18-year-old man was shot in the arm this afternoon in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
UPDATE - Here's part of what it brought:
Two men were wounded in separate shootings on the West Side this morning.
At 12:35 a.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, a man was found shot on the street in the 2600 block of West Haddon Avenue, according to a release from police News Affairs.
He was taken in serious condition to Norwegian-American Hospital.
About the same time in the Lawndale neighborhood, a 29-year-old man was shot in the 2100 block of South Pulaski Road, the release said.
Several people were arrested after shots were exchanged with police in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
At 11:05 p.m., police exchanged gunfire with people in the 300 block of East 117th Street, according to police News Affairs [...].
No one was hit....
Several people were taken into custody