Chicago shooting: ‘Eight hurt’ as drive-by gunman opens fire on group who’d been celebrating on party bus

AT least eight people have been injured in a drive-by after a gunman reportedly opened fire on a group on a party bus in Chicago.

Cops said a black Grand Cherokee approached the bus in Lincoln Park just before midnight and someone inside fired shots.


At least eight people have been injured in a drive-by shooting in Chicago, according to reports[/caption]

It’s reported that a 24-year-old man was shot in the arm and a 26-year-old woman was shot in the leg.

The woman is said to be in a serious condition in hospital, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Another man, aged 23, was struck in the groin and is reported to be in a serious condition.

Others were hit in their legs while a 27-year-old man was struck in the chest and is in a critical condition in hospital.

It comes after a 14-year-old boy was shot dead amid reports that 10 people were shot blocks apart on Wednesday.

Police responded to a 911 call in North Lawndale just after 6pm Wednesday, finding five people who were shot in the area.

Minutes later, police located another five people with gunshot wounds three blocks away, reports NBC Chicago.

Authorities said a 14-year-old and 16-year-old boy were rushed to the hospital in critical condition, both with gunshot wounds to the head.

The 14-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital while the 16-year-old is in critical condition.

Another 14-year-old boy was shot in the right arm and a 15-year-old boy was shot in the right leg.

A 17-year-old boy had a bullet graze his back. All three teens are in stable condition.

An 18-year-old man was shot in the upper body and was one of the victims rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

A 22-year-old man is also in good condition after he was hit in the right thigh.

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