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: Woman Pistol-Whipped On CTA Blue Line Train In Bucktown
The woman, 34, was struck in the neck and was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in critical condition.READ MORE: Woman Injured In Crash On DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Good Samaritans Help Her Escape Burning Car
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: Board President Toni Preckwinkle Marks 11,000 COVID Death In Cook County
Area Four detectives were investigating Thursday afternoon.