CHICAGO (CBS) — Two men were shot in a span of about 20 minutes, about a mile away from each other Tuesday afternoon on the West Side.
Police said, around 2:15 p.m., a 22-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk near Lexington and Central Park in the Homan Square neighborhood, when a black vehicle pulled up, and someone inside started shooting.READ MORE: FBI Seeking Public's Help Finding Devontay Anderson; Feds Say Third Suspect Charged In Killing Of Jaslyn Adams Fled State To Avoid Prosecution
The man was shot once in the groin, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.
About 20 minutes later, a 28-year-old man was in an alley near Pulaski and Monroe in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, when a group of people walked up and one of them fired shots, police said.READ MORE: CDC Eases Guidance On Mask Wearing For People Who Are Fully Vaccinated; Gov. Pritzker To Revise State's Mask Mandate
That man was shot in the stomach and right arm, and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.
No one was in custody in either shooting.MORE NEWS: Tax Refund Delays Grow As Filing Deadline Gets Closer
Area North detectives were investigating both attacks. Police said there is no evidence at this point that the shootings were connected.