3 men shot near Stickney bar


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Three men were shot early Friday near a bar in southwest suburban Stickney.

About 1:45 a.m., an unknown male opened fire on the trio outside of Frankie & Johnnie’s Roadhouse, 5009 S. Central Ave., according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.

The shooter ran away and got into an SUV a few blocks away, police said.

The victims; ages 30, 32 and 35; were taken to an area hospital, police said. The younger men were expected to survive, but the condition of the 35-year-old was not immediately known.

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