CHICAGO (CBS) — Two men were shot early Saturday in the South Austin community.
The shooting happened just after 4 a.m. in the 5000 block of West Jackson Boulevard, near Lavergne Avenue, police said.READ MORE: Adam Toledo Shooting Video Released By Civilian Office Of Police Accountability As Mayor, Community Leaders Urge Calm
One man, 21, suffered gunshot wounds to the back and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.
The other, 27, suffered a gunshot wound to the left arm and was also taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.READ MORE: Adam Toledo Shooting: Slow-Motion Video Of Seconds Before Teen Was Fatally Shot
The victims told police they were passengers in a vehicle headed east on Jackson Boulevard, when a dark-colored sport-utility vehicle pulled up alongside them and someone inside shot both of them.
The vehicle with the shooters fled the scene, while the victims’ vehicle crashed in the 4900 block of West Jackson Boulevard.MORE NEWS: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Doesn't Support Aldermen's Plan To Create Database For Decades Of CPD Misconduct Files
No one was in custody late Saturday morning and Area North detectives were investigating.