Drive-By Shooting in Chicago left 3 Injured; Suspect on Large: Police Say

Three individuals sustained injuries in a drive-by shooting that occurred in close proximity to the University of Chicago Medical Center in Hyde Park on Sunday morning. The police said that one of the victims was a security guard from the University of Chicago.

According to Chicago Police, three men aged 29, 31, and 51 were in the 700 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when an SUV approached them and shots were fired from inside the vehicle around 5:19 a.m.

A 51-year-old individual sustained a minor injury to the nose. The 29-year-old sustained an injury to his right thigh and a minor graze on his right calf. A 31-year-old individual sustained a gunshot wound to their lower right leg.

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All three individuals were admitted to the University of Chicago Hospital, where medical professionals were able to stabilize their conditions.

As per a notification from UChicago Medicine, the individuals were discovered on the sidewalk with gunshot wounds.

According to witnesses, an individual in a dark gray SUV discharged shots toward a group of individuals near a parked car. The incident seemed to be a deliberate and focused act of violence.

The SUV was spotted driving southbound on Cottage Grove Avenue, away from the medical center area.

For the investigation, traffic was rerouted temporarily. There were no additional injuries reported, and there is no one currently in custody as reported by CBS News.

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