By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two 17-year-old boys were shot and critically wounded late Sunday afternoon in Lawndale.

At 5:22 p.m., the teens were in an alley behind the 3200 block of West 15th Street when an unknown vehicle pulled up and two assailants got out.

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The assailants each took out guns and shot the teens, police said.

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One of the victims was shot in the abdomen and right leg, the other in the left shoulder and neck. Both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

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Area Four detectives were investigating Sunday evening.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff