2 women shot at South Shore gas station

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two women were hospitalized after being shot at a gas station in South Shore neighborhood early Tuesday morning, Chicago police said.

The shooting occurred in the 2300-block of East 75th Street around 12:45 a.m., police said.

Two women were standing outside a vehicle when police said someone on foot walked up and began shooting, striking each of them.

One victim, a 26-year-old, suffered a gunshot wound to the lower backside and is in stable condition. The other victim, a 27-year-old, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and is in critical condition.

Both women were transported to University of Chicago Hospital.

Police said the 27-year-old woman appears to have been the intended target of the shooting.

Police said the shooter fled on foot and is not in custody.
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