Chicago shooting in Edgewater injures 2 teens, police say

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Friday, April 5, 2024
2 teens shot in Edgewater, Chicago police say
A Chicago shooting injured 2 teens on West Catalpa Avenue in Edgewater Thursday afternoon, CPD said. Police are still looking for a suspect vehicle.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two teens were shot Thursday afternoon on Chicago's North Side, Chicago police said.

An 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were walking on the sidewalk in the 1100-block of West Catalpa Avenue in the city's Edgewater neighborhood about 3:35 p.m., when someone in a dark-colored vehicle pulled up and shot at them, police said.

The vehicle drove away in an unknown direction, CPD said.

The man was shot in the left leg and right arm. The 16-year-old was shot in the left arm and left leg.

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Both were taken to St. Francis Hospital in good condition, police said.

No one was in custody later Thursday.

Area Three detectives are investigating, and Chicago police blocked multiple city blocks as part of the investigation.

City officials and a business owner in the area said the teens were shot before trying to run a block north to get help.

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They ended up near Bryn Mawr Avenue and Broadway.

Alderwoman Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth said this appears to be an isolated incident.

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