CHICAGO (CBS) — An 8-year-old boy and three men were shot and wounded Wednesday night in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
The victims were standing on the sidewalk in the 700 block of South Karlov Avenue, near Fifth Avenue, when someone in a black sport-utility vehicle came out and fired shots, police said.READ MORE: Oak Park Condo Owners Say Repair Work Has Gone Nowhere After More Than A Year And A Half, Despite Hefty Fees To Contractor
The 8-year-old boy was taken to an area hospital in fair condition with gunshot wounds to both legs, police said.
A 26-year-old man was shot in the top left arm, another 26-year-old man was shot in the left leg, and a 36-year-old man was also shot in the left leg.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Low 20s Monday Night; Arctic Cold Front Coming Wednesday Morning
All were also hospitalized in fair condition.
Late Wednesday night, no one was in custody. Area Four detectives were investigating.
About 30 minutes earlier, a 14-year-old boy was shot in the leg in the Rosemoor neighborhood. He was taken to the hospital in good condition.MORE NEWS: Chicago Author Paul Kendrick Emphasizes Enduring Importance Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Courage After Being Placed In Prison Where He Felt His Life Was In Danger