A 15-year-old boy was shot and critically wounded while riding in a car in Irving Park on the Northwest Side early Friday.
The teen was shot in the right leg by someone on the sidewalk about 12:45 a.m. in the 4200 block of West Irving Park, Chicago police said.
He was dropped off at Swedish Covenant Hospital and was listed in critical condition, police said.
No one was in custody.
A few hours earlier, another teenaged boy was shot and wounded on the Far South Side.
The 16-year-old was shot in the thigh about 6:50 p.m. in the 12200 block of South Wallace Street, Chicago police said. He went to Roseland Community Hospital, where he was in good condition.
A person of interest was taken in for questioning.