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14-Year-Old Shot In Drive By Shooting Among 8 Injured, 2 Killed In Chicago Gun Violence Tuesday

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Oct 4, 2017 2:50PM

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A 14-year-old boy injured in a drive-by shooting in Humboldt Park Tuesday was among eight people injured and two more fatally wounded in Chicago area shootings from Tuesday to Wednesday.

A 35-year-old man died in a Tuesday afternoon drive-by shooting in McKinley Park on the Southwest Side, after being fatally shot in the neck around 12:15 p.m. in the 3300 block of South Damen Avenue. The man was reportedly walking on the street when a green SUV drove up and someone opened fire on him.

A 31-year-old man was also fatally shot in the back Tuesday night around 9:50 p.m. in Englewood, after someone approached him and a group of people in the 7000 block of South Carpenter Street and opened fire. The Tribune identified the man as Anthony Henry, a Englewood resident.

In other Tuesday shootings, three teens were wounded in a Tuesday evening shooting in Humboldt Park in the 3300 block of West LeMoyne Street, a man was shot in the back during an argument in Gresham, a man was shot in the leg in Park Manor during an argument with the shooter, and two men were shot in Austin, and a man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in Grand Crossing.