Two 14-year-old boys shot, wounded on Southwest Side porch

SHARE Two 14-year-old boys shot, wounded on Southwest Side porch

Two 14-year-old boys were shot and wounded on the front porch of a Southwest Side home Saturday by someone who walked up to them, yelled a gang slogan and started shooting, according to the police.

It happened just before 4:30 p.m. Saturday on the front porch of a home Saturday afternoon in the 5500 block of South Sawyer Avenue in Gage Park on the Southwest Side.

One boy was shot in his left leg and the other in his right arm and a leg. Both were being treated at Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

The Latest
Walton starred for John Wooden’s UCLA Bruins before becoming a Hall of Famer and one of the biggest stars in basketball broadcasting.
Crochet is a starter for the first time after elbow and shoulder surgeries derailed his career, so his workload will be monitored.
Drake Carpenter and Aracelis Gotay were suspended without pay in March of 2022 amid a federal investigation involving the sheriff’s office.
The neighborhoods where people aren’t seeing many cicadas remind us many insect species are in decline: 40% of insect species are threatened by extinction. Nature-based solutions are needed to nurture native insects and keep our ecosystem in balance.
A day later, Grifol repeats: ''I thought we were flat.’'