CHICAGO (STMW) — Two teen boys were wounded Monday night when a pair of gunmen rode up to them on bicycles and opened fire in the South Shore neighborhood, police said.
The boys — ages 14 and 16 — were in the 7000 block of South Clyde Avenue about 10 p.m. when the gunmen pedaled up and shot them, police said.READ MORE: 14-Year-Old Charged In West Garfield Park Carjacking
“Basically, they were on the sidewalk when two unknown offenders on bicycles rolled up and fired, striking both of them,” said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer.
Police said the 14-year-old boy was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in “stable” condition with gunshot wounds to the leg and shoulder, police said.READ MORE: Pickpockets Travel More Than 1,000 Miles To Steal Phones At Lollapalooza, But Some Victims Got Their Phones Back
The 16-year-old was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he is also listed in “stable” condition, police said.
No one was in custody as Area Central detectives were investigating early Tuesday.MORE NEWS: Simone Biles Wins Bronze In Balance Beam
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