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4 hurt in city shootings

About 2:10 a.m. in the South Chicago neighborhood, a 23-year-old man was shot in the side of the head at the intersection of East 87th Street and South Escanaba Avenue, police said.

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Earlier this morning in the Fifth City neighborhood, 19-year-old woman was shot in the leg about 12:40 a.m. in the 300 block of South Christiana Avenue, police said.

Monday night in the Cragin neighborhood, a 21-year-old man was shot about 8:50 p.m. in the 2400 block of North Lamon Avenue, police said. The man was shot in the buttocks and the thigh, police said.

The first shooting happened at 4:10 p.m. on the 600 block of East 133rd Street in the Golden Gate neighborhood, police said.

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2 dead, 7 wounded in city shootings

Standing on Exchange Avenue at 81st Street, looking up at the police helicopter, was the first time I didn't feel like I was in Chicago.

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A crime scene investigator photographs a gun left at the scene of a double shooting on the 5000 block of West Wrightwood Avenue.

Earlier in the day, an 18-year-old man died after being shot in the 6100 block of South Carpenter Street in the Englewood neighborhood, according to police.

An 8-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to his face in the 7700 block of South Loomis Street in the Gresham neighborhood around 8:42 p.m., police said.

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg in the 6700 block of South State Street around 11:45 p.m., Alfaro said.

A 37-year-old man and a 33-year-old man were shot in their legs in the 7000 block of South Bishop Street in the Englewood neighborhood at 9:20 p.m., Alfaro said.

Earlier, the 15-year-old and a 19-year-old man were shot as they drove in the area of Bryn Mawr Avenue and Pulaski Road in the North Park area about 1:37 p.m., said Sweeney.

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