CHICAGO (CBS) — Two young teens were shot and critically wounded Monday night in the South Chicago neighborhood.
The victims, ages 13 and 14, were walking on the sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Coles Avenue at 9:30 p.m., when a red Jeep Cherokee went by and someone inside fired shots and then the driver took off, police said.READ MORE: Buffalo Grove Police Shot And Killed Man Who Fired Shots While Armed With 2 Guns
The 13-year-old – gender unspecified – was taken to the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition with gunshots to the back and abdomen.READ MORE: SUV Driver Crashes Into South Chicago Currency Exchange During Attempted Robbery
The 14-year-old, a boy, was taken to the U of C Medical Center with gunshot wounds to the chest and abdomen, also in critical condition.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Mild Temperatures Linger Thursday
There was no one in custody late Monday night. Area Two detectives were investigating.