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Nine wounded in city shootings since Saturday afternoon

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

At least nine people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Saturday afternoon.

The most recent non-fatal shooting occurred in the Gage Park neighborhood just before 7 a.m. Sunday.

A 54-year-old man was in the 5600 block of South Western Avenue when an unknown man approached and shot him in the groin, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he is listed in "stable" condition, police said.

Less than an hour earlier, two people were shot in the South Side New City neighborhood.

A 23-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man were driving eastbound near the 4700 block of South Throop Avenue just after 6 a.m. when a person in another car drove up and fired shots, hitting the woman in her hand and the man in his back, police said.

The woman was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center in good condition, while the man is listed in serious condition at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, police said.

Earlier, a 36-year-old man was in a vehicle about 4:28 a.m. in the 500 block of North Pine Avenue when an unknown offender drove up in a dark brown, four-door car and fired shots, police said.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he is in good condition with a gunshot wound to his left hip.

Other shootings throughout the since Saturday afternoon include:

- A 41-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to both legs in an Auburn Gresham neighborhood shooting early Sunday. The man heard shots and felt pain about 3:45 a.m. while he was standing in an alley in the 1500 block of West 79th Street, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and listed in "stable" condition.

- Less than an hour earlier in the Roseland neighborhood, a 34-year-old man was shot in the elbow in the 500 block of West 104th Street around 2:55 a.m., police said. He was taken to MetroSouth Hospital in Blue Island, where he was in good condition.

- Shortly after midnight in the Douglas neighborhood, a 23-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his lower right leg in a drive-by shooting. He was walking on a sidewalk in the 3600 block of South Rhodes Avenue about 12:25 a.m. when someone in a dark-colored sedan drove past and fired shots, police said. The man was taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in "stable" condition.

- An 18-year-old man was shot Saturday evening in the Kenwood neighborhood. He was shot in the abdomen shortly after 6 p.m. in the 1000 block of East 46th Street, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in "stable" condition.

- A few hours earlier, a 29-year-old man was shot in the buttocks in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. He was standing in the 700 block of South Homan Avenue about 2:35 p.m. when a van pulled up and someone inside fired shots at him, police said. The man transported himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in "stable" condition.

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