Ten people were wounded in two mass shootings in Chicago Wednesday — just 12 hours apart, police said.
The first of two mass shootings occurred in West Garfield Park on the city’s West Side, where a gunman approached a group standing outside and opened fire, striking four women and a man, police said.
The victims, ranging in age from 18 to 34, were listed in good condition at hospitals, while one 34-year-old woman who was shot in the thigh refused medical attention at the scene, department officials said.
A male suspect fled the 4600 block of West Monroe after the barrage of gunfire. At least 22 evidence markers were placed at the scene, where city buses were rerouted as investigators responded, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Twelve hours later, five other people were shot in the city’s Gresham section on the South Side, where three gunmen hopped out of a silver car and started firing outside a food mart, the