Authorities: 10 people shot, including 3 teens, in North Lawndale

CHICAGO — Ten people were shot, including three teens, Wednesday night in North Lawndale.

At around 6:05 p.m. police located five people shot, including three teens, at 13th and Christiana. About five minutes later, police located another five people shot near Douglas and Ridgeway.

Chicago fire said two victims were transported in critical condition. Some victims self-transported to the hospital.

At this time, police do not know if the shootings were related.

“This is becoming an effort where we’re going to need an all hands-on-deck approach,” CPD Deputy Chief Ernest Cato said. “That approach is going to involve our community…our community who has cell phone photos, who has Facebook information, we’re going to need your help.”

It’s unknown if any suspects are in custody at this time. Anyone with information can leave an anonymous tip at

We will update this story once more information becomes available.

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