Thursday, May 6, 2010

2 wounded in Chatham shooting

Two people were shot and wounded this afternoon in the Chatham neighborhood, according to Chicago police.

One of the victims, a 17-year-old girl, was shot in her calf and the other victim, a 20-year-old man, was shot in the foot. Both victims were being treated at Jackson Park Hospital in good condition.

The shooting happened Monday shortly before 3 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Evans Avenue.

No one was in custody and police could not provide a description of the shooter.

A male and female, believed to be in their 20s, were shot about 3:30 p.m. at East 77th Street and South Langley Avenue in the Chatham neighborhood, said Fire Department spokesman Quention Curtis.

The victims were taken in fair-to-serious condition to Jackson Park Hospital.

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