CHICAGO (CBS) — Two men were shot in broad daylight Saturday near the busy junction of 79th Street and Stony Island and South Chicago avenues.
The shooting happened around 10:12 a.m. in the 1600 block of East 79th Street – on the cusp of the South Shore and South Chicago communities, police said.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
A 23-year-old man was shot in the shoulder and buttocks, while a 49-year-old man was shot in the chest, police said.READ MORE: 2 Injured In Shooting On Dan Ryan Expressway Near 57th Street
Both victims were rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where they were in serious condition, police said.
Police said two gunmen exited a maroon four-door sedan and began firing.MORE NEWS: Jefferson Park Homeowner Creates Visual Magic, With Huge Rotating Christmas Tree Poking Through Roof; 'Go Big, Or Go Home'
No one was in custody Saturday afternoon, and Area Central detectives were investigating.