2 men shot, critically wounded in Washington Park

SHARE 2 men shot, critically wounded in Washington Park

Sun-Times file photo

Two men were critically wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side.

The men, ages 23 and 20, were walking west on 61st Street near Indiana at 12:50 p.m. when a Nissan pulled up and someone inside fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

The older man man was shot in the eye and foot, while the younger man suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and abdomen, police said. They were both taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

The Latest
While there’s tons of excitement for Black Pumas, Grandmaster Flash, Carly Rae Jepsen and Alanis Morissette, you oughta know these up-and-comers, too.
Flavio Tovar, 26, was wounded in a shooting about 11:30 p.m. on July 3 in 6500 block of South Western Avenue. He is the 22nd person killed in shootings over the Fourth of July extended holiday weekend.
Security in Milwaukee has been beefed up, according to U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle.
Achilles C. Beasley, 18, was sitting in a vehicle in the 1800 block of West 88th Street about 6:05 p.m. Sunday when he was hit in the leg by gunfire, police said. He died at a hospital.
The shooting of the 33-year-old woman, who was grazed in the head and suffered non life-threatening injuries, was likely sparked by an earlier fight involving staffers in the parking lot, officials said.