police_tape_1_e1524620798888.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

2 women shot by man they were arguing with in West Englewood

SHARE 2 women shot by man they were arguing with in West Englewood
SHARE 2 women shot by man they were arguing with in West Englewood

Two women were shot early Monday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

About 2 a.m., the women, ages 31 and 33, were arguing with a man they knew outside in the 6500 block of South Oakley Avenue, according to Chicago Police.

The man then pulled out a handgun and shot the women in their legs, police said. The older woman was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center with a gunshot wound to her left leg. The younger woman was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with a gunshot wound to her right leg. Their conditions had stabilized.

Area Central detectives were investigating the shooting.

The Latest
The youngest homicide victim was a 16-year-old boy shot Saturday near “The Bean” in the Loop.
Mary J. Blige accepts Icon Award after a career filled with “a lot of heartache and pain.”
The teen exchanged gunfire with several occupants of a car at a Citgo parking lot in the 1000 block of Jackson Street on Sunday, police say.
After a chaotic night that ended with a 16-year-old dead, two men wounded and 30 people arrested, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced minors won’t be allowed in the park after 6 p.m., Thursday through Sunday, unless they’re with a “responsible adult.”
The boy was arrested on Michigan Avenue moments after he allegedly shot a 16-year-old during a large unsanctioned gathering Saturday evening, according to Chicago police.