Sunday, March 21, 2010

Two men shot in East Chatham

Outside of the ward, but I suppose still noteworthy! Check out the comments at the link.
The incident happened about 5:52 a.m. in the 8100 block of South Ingleside Avenue in the East Chatham neighborhood, police said.

The men were shot after a man described as about 6-feet-tall and wearing a beige coat walked up to them and began firing, police said.

A 32-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and a 35-year-old man was shot in the chest and thigh before running to the 8200 block of South Ellis Avenue.

The older man was originally listed in critical condition but his condition has stabilized. The second man was listed in critical condition, police said. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital aftre the shooting.

Police are investigating whether the shooting was gang related.

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