Humboldt Park shooting leaves 2 teen boys hurt; suspect at large, Chicago police say

CHICAGO -- Two teenage boys were shot Wednesday night in Humboldt Park on the Northwest Side.

The boys, 14 and 16, were outside about 11:35 p.m. in the 1000-block of North Springfield Avenue, when a man in all black approached and began firing shots, according to Chicago police.

The man then fled in an unknown direction, police said.

The 14-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the right shoulder and the 16-year-old boy was struck in the right thigh. Both teens were taken to Stroger Hospital where they were listed in good condition, police said.

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No one is in custody as Area Two detectives investigate the shooting.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2021.)