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CHICAGO (STMW) – Two men were shot early Thursday in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

About 2:15 a.m., two men — 34 and 39 — were in a vehicle in the 4700 block of West Diversey Avenue when they stopped at a traffic light, police said. Someone drove up in a vehicle, then exited the vehicle and fired shots at them, police said.

The 34-year-old was shot in the back and chest, and the 39-year-old received a graze would to the back of his shoulder, police said. They two took themselves to Presence St. Mary’s Hospital and were listed in “stable” condition.

The 34-year-old was later transferred to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, and the 39-year-old refused medical treatment, police said.

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