CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was in critical condition late Sunday after being shot on Belmont Avenue on the city’s Far Northwest Side.
Around 3:05 p.m., two men were quarreling on the street in the 6400 block of West Belmont Avenue – just west of Narragansett Avenue on the cusp of the Schorsch Village and Montclare communities.READ MORE: Lake County School Districts Say They Will Obey Mask Mandate Announced By Gov. Pritzker, But Some Express Concerns
The shooting reportedly happened at a Shell gas station.
One man took out a gun and fired at the other, striking him twice in the torso, police said.READ MORE: Gov. JB Pritzker Issues New Mask Mandate For Illinois Schools, Some State Employees As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Climb
The gunman ran off in an unknown direction.
The 30-year-old victim was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, police said.MORE NEWS: 'We Get Spit On. We Get Things Thrown At Us': A Look At CPD's Rising Retirement Numbers
Area North detectives were investigating late Sunday.