Loop shooting: 2 teens shot near Millennium Park as large crowds gather downtown, Chicago police say

Cell phone video shows group jumping on vehicle along Michigan Avenue earlier Saturday

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Sunday, April 16, 2023
2 teens shot in Loop as large crowds gather, Chicago police say
Two teens were shot in the Chicago Loop near Millennium Park on Saturday night. There was a large police presence downtown.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two teenagers were shot in Chicago's Loop on Saturday night, police said.

The shooting happened in the 0-100 block of East Washington Street at about 9 p.m., police said.

Police said a 16-year-old boy was shot in the arm, and a 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg. Both victims were transported to Northwestern Hospital in fair condition.

There is no one in custody and police are investigating.

There was a large police presence downtown as officers worked to clear large crowds. Video showed dozens of officers lining the street near Washington and State.

Earlier on Saturday night, a viewer shared cell phone video showing a group of people jumping on a vehicle along Michigan Avenue.

Police did not immediately provide further information.

This is a developing story. Check back with ABC7 for updates.