Boy, 2, wounded in Joliet double shooting

The toddler was seated in the back of a parked car Sunday evening when gunfire rang out and struck him and a 25-year-old man standing outside the car, Joliet police said.

SHARE Boy, 2, wounded in Joliet double shooting
Ambulance.JPG

Sun-Times file

A 2-year-old boy was wounded Sunday evening in a double shooting in Joliet in the southwest suburbs.

The toddler was seated in the back of a parked car when gunfire rang out and struck him and a 25-year-old man standing outside the car, Joliet police said in a statement.

The boy was struck in his ankle and the man in his chest and arm, police said. They drove themselves to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox and were expected to survive.

The shooting happened around 6:45 p.m. in the 1200 block of Luther Avenue.

Police did not release more details.

The Latest
Imanaga made his third major-league start Saturday against the Mariners
Taillon (strained back) has made two rehab starts.
One man, 22, was found fatally shot about 5:15 p.m. and the other, 20, was shot and killed about 5 minutes later, according to police, who did not say if they are investigating the shootings as related.
Ten-year-old Pierce Joy was crowned the best junior go-kart racer in Illinois by K1 Speed. Next up: the national championship.
The North Aurora-based company, known for its ice cream and milk in glass bottles, filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections in the Northern District of Illinois, court records show.