3 men shot in Albany Park alley on Monday afternoon, police say

The 5000 block of North Troy Street | Multiplottr

Three men were shot while standing in an Albany Park alley on Monday afternoon, Chicago police said. No arrests have been made.

The victims were in the 5000 block of North Troy Street when three other men approached them and at least one member of the other group began shooting around 2:04 p.m., according to initial information. Police found ten shell casings at the scene.

According to CPD, a 32-year-old man was taken to Swedish Hospital with a gunshot wound to his groin. A 19-year-old who was shot in the shoulder and a 24-year-old with multiple gunshot wounds were taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. The 24-year-old was in critical condition, but the others were less seriously injured, police said.

Witnesses reported seeing the suspects running south from the scene. They were described as a Black male in his 20’s wearing a yellow shirt, black sweatpants, and a ski mask; a 20-year-old Hispanic male with curly hair who wore a black shirt with blue jeans; and a bald Hispanic man.

Area Three detectives are investigating the case.

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