2 wounded in Aurora shooting


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Two men were shot Thursday evening in west suburban Aurora.

About 6:35 p.m., the men, ages 25 and 48, were in a front yard in the 900 block of Sard when a male walked up to them from a back yard and opened fired, according to Aurora police.

The 25-year-old was shot in the chest, arm, back and calf, police said. He was taken to an Aurora hospital for treatment, but was later transferred to a different suburban hospital. He is expected to survive.

The 48-year-old was shot in his arm, police said. He was also taken to an Aurora hospital, where he was treated and released.

The shooter, who was wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt that hid his face, ran away after the shooting in the direction he came from, police said. 

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at (630) 256-5500.

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