2 Shot While Stopped At Red Light Near School In Lawndale

October 16, 2018 - 7:15 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Two men were wounded in a shooting Monday night near a school in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

The men were inside a vehicle stopped at a red light near the Sumner Elementary Math and Science Community Academy when a dark colored SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots at 11:58 p.m. in the 4300 block of West Fifth Avenue, according to Chicago police.

A 23-year-old man was shot in his left arm and a 27-year-old man was shot in his right hand. Both were taken to Loretto Hospital where their conditions were stabilized, police said.

Shell casings littered the ground in front of the school.

Area North detectives were investigating.

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