2 men shot in West Englewood


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Two men were shot Saturday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

A 48-year-old man and a 41-year-old man were outside in the 5700 block of South Winchester Avenue at 1:30 p.m. when a vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, police said.

The older man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to Provident Hospital of Cook County in serious condition. The younger man suffered a gunshot wound to the foot and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition, police said.

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The man, 39, was shot about 1:50 a.m. in the 400 block of East Erie Street, police said.
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Officials responded to a call of multiple people shot about 12:20 a.m. in the 6500 block of South Martin Luther King Drive.
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The boy suffered gunshot wounds to the ankle and buttocks. He was taken to Comers Children’s Hospital in good condition.