clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

2 shot in Lawndale blocks away from earlier shooting

A 26-year-old woman and a 21-year-old woman were shot in the 1200 block of South Troy Street about two hours after a shooting wounded seven people in nearby Douglas Park.

Two people shot in Lawndale
Police investigate the scene where two people were shot, in the 1200 block of South Troy Street, Aug. 4, 2019, in Lawndale.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Two people were shot Sunday in Lawndale blocks away from where an earlier shooting wounded seven on the West Side.

About 2:36 a.m., the pair, 26 and 21, were standing in the 1200 block of South Troy Street when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.

The 26-year-old was hit in the buttocks, hip and taken to Stroger Hospital where her condition was stabilized, police said. The 21-year-old was hit in the hand and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. Here condition was stabilized.

About two hours earlier, four men and three women were wounded in a separate shooting in Douglas Park a few blocks away.

No arrests have been reported in either shooting.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.