2 wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

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Two men were wounded in a shooting Monday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

The shooting happened about 3:45 p.m. in the 4400 block of South Ashland, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police.

A 32-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and a 68-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to his lower body, police said. Both men were taken to Stroger Hospital, where their conditions were stabilized.

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Police identified the shooting suspect as Robert “Bobby” Crimo III, a 22-year-old who remained on the loose for more than eight hours after the attack in the affluent suburb’s downtown area.