CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman and a teenage boy were shot Thursday afternoon near Benito Juarez Community Academy in Pilsen.
At 12:09 p.m., the victims were on the sidewalk in the 2100 block of South Ashland Avenue when an assailant came up, took out a gun, and shot them both, police said.READ MORE: DNA Brings Pain, Closure To Family Of John Wayne Gacy Victim
The woman, 34, was struck in the neck and was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in critical condition.READ MORE: Police Raid Two Locations Of Parlor Pizza Restaurant
The boy, 16, was shot in the leg and was taken to the same hospital in good condition.
According to the school calendar for Juarez, 2150 S. Laflin St., there were several student activities between 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. – including driver’s education, competency-based education, and a photography class. It was not known whether the teenage shooting victim was a student at the school or was attending any classes there.MORE NEWS: Aldermen Opposed To City Worker Vaccine Mandate Seek Special City Council Meeting To Repeal It
Area Four detectives were investigating Thursday afternoon.