5 in car fleeing Englewood shooting in custody; 2 men wounded

Police responding at 59th Street and Ashland Avenue Monday evening came under fire, but no officers were hurt.

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Chicago police responding to a ShotSpotter gunshot alert in Englewood came under fire Monday night.

About 7:20 p.m., police arrived in the 5900 block of South Ashland Avenue when they were shot at by people inside a car, according to Chicago police.

The car sped away and crashed shortly after, police said.

Five people inside the car were taken into custody, police said. Two men, whose ages were unknown, suffered gunshot wounds and were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center. One of the men was listed in critical condition, police said.

No shots were fired by police.

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