CHICAGO (CBS) — Two males were wounded, one of them critically, in a shooting Thursday afternoon in Woodlawn, just a block away from a fatal shooting a few hours earlier at a Family Dollar store.
Police said two males were in a parked car in an alley on the 6300 block of South Maryland Avenue around 3:45 p.m., when someone walked up and started shooting.READ MORE: COVID Test Confusion After Suburban Family Believes They Got False Result from University Of Illinois SHIELD Program
A man whose age is not yet known was shot in the head and taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition. A 30-year-old man was shot in the left arm, and was taken to the same hospital in good condition.
The shooting happened about three hours after a A 31-year-old man was shot and killed at a Family Dollar store on the 6300 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
Police said that man was inside the store around 12:45 p.m., when a gunman walked up and shot him multiple times in the head, face, and body.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.MORE NEWS: CTA Red, Orange, Green Line Trains Left Standing At Roosevelt During Afternoon Rush Due To Police Activity
Area One detectives were investigating both shootings.