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2 men shot in Elgin

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Two men were shot Monday afternoon in west suburban Elgin.

Officers responded about 3:55 p.m. to the 700 block of Walnut Avenue, where they found the 25 and 28 year old with gunshot wounds, according to a statement from Elgin police.

The older man was taken to Sherman Hospital in Elgin, where his condition was stabilized, police said. The younger man was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin, and was treated and released.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Elgin police Gang Crimes Unit at (847) 289-2600. Anonymous tips by be provided by calling the crime line at (847) 695-4195 or texting 847411 and including “ELGINPD” at the beginning of the text.