CHICAGO (STMW) — Two men were injured in separate shootings on the West Side Tuesday evening, police said.
About 7 p.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in the left thigh near the intersection of Roosevelt Road and Throop Street by an unknown suspect, said news Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.READ MORE: Jubilant And Inspired Fans, Booming Businesses Near Wintrust Arena As Chicago Sky Win WNBA Championship
He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County and is in “stable” condition.
At the same time in the 4800 block of West Fulton Street, a 19-year-old man was shot in the right side of his back by an unknown suspect in a car, police said.READ MORE: CBS 2's Ryan Baker Celebrates Chicago Sky Win With His Family At Wintrust Arena
He was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park in “stable” condition, police said.
No one is in custody as Area Central detectives investigate the shootings.MORE NEWS: Robberies On Magnificent Mile Prompt Warning For Businesses
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