CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people were hit by fire from pellet guns this week near the Illinois Institute of Technology.
The incidents happened around 4:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 3400 block of South State Street, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Winter Weather Advisory Through 6 P.M. As Lake Effect Snowfall Continues
Someone in a gray vehicle drove past the location and fired what was believed to be a BB gun, striking the two men, police said.
A man between the ages of 18 and 21 was struck near the groin area, police said. He refused medical attention and was not cooperative with police.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Snow Totals From Lake Effect Snowstorm
The second victim, a 77-year-old man, said he heard a popping sound near the back of his head and then realized he was bleeding, police said.
He was rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center with minor injuries and was treated and released, police said.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather Alert: Dangerous Driving Conditions With Snow Causing Low Visibility Friday
No description of the shooter was available, and no one was in custody Wednesday night.