Sunday, February 21, 2010

2 shot at party on South Side

Two men suffered multiple gunshot wounds at a party in the South Side Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood early Sunday.

At 2:40 a.m., police responded to two men shot on the 720 block of East 67th Street. One 24-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen and right arm and another 24-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his right arm, police said.

The shooter is believed to be a 23-year-old man, according to police. The man was involved in a verbal altercation with the two men at a party at the above address, left and came back, shooting the two victims, police said.

One man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition and the other man was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center in good condition, police News Affairs Officer Michael Fitzpatrick said.

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