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Nine hurt in shootings Wednesday night

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Nine people -- including two 15-year-old boys -- were wounded in shootings across the city Wednesday night.

The most recent shooting occurred about 11:50 p.m. in the South Chicago neighborhood.

A male -- whose age was not immediately known -- was shot in the leg about 11:50 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Luella Avenue, police said, citing preliminary information. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition.

About ten minutes earlier, a man was shot in the Montclare neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The man, 24, was shot in the abdomen, back and arm about 11:40 p.m. in the 2900 block of North Newcastle Avenue, police said.

He transported himself to Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center and was later transferred to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where his condition was stable, police said.

A police source said the man has gang affiliations.

About 9:20 p.m., two people were shot in the South Chicago neighborhood.

An 18-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were standing on a sidewalk near 85th Street and Exchange Avenue when a light-colored vehicle stopped by them and someone inside fired shots, police said.

The man was shot in his leg and was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said. The woman’s condition was also stabilized at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after she was shot in the hip, police said.

Earlier, a teen boy was shot in the East Side neighborhood.

The boy, 15, was walking in the 10400 block of South Avenue L about 8:10 a.m. when someone inside a passing black-colored vehicle fired at him, police said.

He transported himself to Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Hammond, Ind., where he was listed in good condition with a gunshot wound to the wrist, police said.

A police source said the teen has gang affiliations.

Two people were shot Wednesday evening in the South Side Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

A 20-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were outside in the 7200 block of South Dobson Avenue about 7:45 p.m. when a light-colored vehicle stopped and someone inside fired at them, police said.

The shooter may have been in a gray Chevrolet Malibu, according to police.

The teen was shot in the buttocks and taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, where his condition was stable, police said, and the 20-year-old was shot in the leg and groin and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stable.

A police source said the man and the teen are both documented gang members.

At 6:45 p.m., two men were shot in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side.

The men, 22 and 20, were standing in the 10100 block of South Union Avenue about 6:45 p.m. when someone in a gray two-door hatchback fired shots and drove off, police said.

The 22-year-old had graze wounds to the head, police said. He also might have bullet fragments in his chest and upper arm, police said. The 20-year-old suffered a graze wound to his left arm. Both men refused medical treatment.

A police source said the victims were uncooperative with investigators.

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