CHICAGO (STMW) — Two people were critically wounded when they were shot early Wednesday in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

The shooting happened about 12:50 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Ridgeway Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said, citing preliminary information.

A man, 32, and a woman, 22, were both listed in critical condition at Mount Sinai Hospital, Gaines said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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