3 Men Shot In 2 Different Shootings In Lawndale

October 24, 2018 - 7:34 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Three men were shot in two separate shootings Tuesday night in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

In the first incident, two men, ages 25 and 30, were walking at about 9:20 p.m. in the 1900 block of South Kildare when someone fired shots that struck them both multiple times, according to Chicago police. The shooter may have also been on foot.

The shooting happened about a block from the Kostner Pink Line station.

The younger man suffered gunshot wounds to his legs, while the older man was struck in his left arm and right leg, police said. They were both taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

In another incident, a 29-year-old man was sitting in a parked SUV at about 9:25 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Taylor when another male walked up and shot him in his legs, according to Chicago police.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Area North detectives were investigating both shootings.

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