Two Shot On South, Northwest Sides

CHICAGO (STMW) — Two men were shot within minutes of each other Tuesday night on the South and Northwest sides.

A 31-year-old man was wounded in a possible drive-by shooting about 5:45 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.

The man was shot in the abdomen and taken in critical condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Gaines said.

Also about 5:45 p.m., a 53-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 4900 block of South Michigan Avenue, Gaines said.

Information on the man’s condition was not immediately available.

No one was in custody for either shooting as area detectives investigated.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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