Two men hurt in East Garfield Park drive-by shooting

SHARE Two men hurt in East Garfield Park drive-by shooting

Two men were injured — one critically — in a drive-by shooting in the East Garfield Park neighborhood early Saturday.

About 1 a.m., the two men were standing outside in the 3600 block of West Polk when a dark-colored sedan drove by and someone inside opened fire, police said.

One man, 22, was shot in the head and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said. The other man, 23, suffered a graze wound to his left thigh and took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital. His condition was not immediately known.

The Latest
Johnson who has missed the last two games with a quad injury, participated in practice but on a limited basis. Montgomery also was limited in practice.
The film by Chicago’s Steve James delves into the story of Ted Hall, who gave away trade secrets about U.S. atomic bomb construction.
The girl was walking home from school in the 6200 block of South Indiana Avenue when the man walked up, covered her mouth and pulled her into the alley, Chicago police said.
The annual salaries for the two positions have been frozen at $133,545 since 2005. Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed budget includes pay raises for both citywide elected officials while keeping the mayor’s salary at $216,210.
What we see at Chicago Shakespeare is a pre-Broadway production that is not just safe for the skeptical. It’s a significant leap in artistic quality over its sources, which it respects, while also providing a clear, resonant, and unique voice of its own.