Two teens critically wounded in South Side shooting

SHARE Two teens critically wounded in South Side shooting

Two teenage boys were shot and critically hurt in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side Saturday evening.

The shooting happened about 6:45 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Champlain, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

The boys, 15 and 16, were each shot in the leg. They were taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, Alfaro said.

A police source said the boys have documented gang ties.

The Latest
Daeshawn Hill was arrested for fatally shooting Donte T. Shorter on April 30 in the 100 block of West 113th Street in Roseland, Chicago police said.
We rejected Donald Trump’s xenophobia in 2016 and 2020, and Chicago must reject it now as the presidential election and Democratic National Convention approach in 2024, state Sen. Robert Peters writes.
Feeling stuck in a comfort-over-fashion limbo? A stylish Chicago young woman talks about what motivates her to dress nice against chilly odds.
Reader doesn’t want a roommate but worries about the safety and living conditions of friend living in a car.