Man shot in Uptown Thursday afternoon is hood’s fourth shooting victim in a month

The victim was standing with a group of people in front of a store at 926 West Wilson when he was shot, police said. | Google

A 24-year-old man is in good condition after being shot outside a convenience store in the Uptown neighborhood on Thursday afternoon. No one is in custody.

Police said the victim was with a group of people on the sidewalk in the 900 block of West Wilson when someone opened fire from a vehicle around 4:55 p.m. Investigators found seven shell casings at the scene.

The victim transported himself to Weiss Hospital, where he is being treated for a gunshot wound to his left hand.

Witnesses said the shots came from a two-door vehicle with tinted windows that had three occupants.

Thursday’s shooting victim is the fourth person shot in Uptown in three weeks.

On Dec. 17, someone shot a 37-year-old woman as she walked home in the 4900 block of North Kenmore.

On Dec. 18, a 42-year-old woman was shot as she rode in a minivan on the 4700 block of North Clarendon.

And on Friday afternoon, Dec. 13, a 23-year-old man who walked into Weiss Hospital with a gunshot wound said it happened near the Wilson Red Line station.

No arrests have been made in any of the shootings.

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