2 wounded, including 14-year-old boy, in West Garfield Park shooting


Chicago — A 14-year-old boy and a 25-year-old man were shot and wounded at West Garfield Park on the West Side on Tuesday afternoon.

At about 4:30 p.m., at least one suspect got out of the vehicle and opened fire when the two were at a convenience store on the first block of South Costner Avenue, Chicago police said.

Police said the boy had gunshot wounds to his right hand and left leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital. He was reportedly in good shape.

Officials said the man was taken to Rush University Medical Center with a bullet wound to his right leg. He was also listed in good condition.

No one was detained.

(sauce: sun times Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2022.)

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