Two Men Shot in the Back of the Yards Neighborhood

Two men were wounded one seriously in a shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood in the 4800 block of South Elizabeth around 11:45 p.m. Friday evening.

The two, men’s ages are 35 and 57, they were both in an SUV driving to drop one of the men off at home. When the vehicle came to a stop at the passenger’s house he got out of the vehicle and started to walk away from the vehicle, that’s when shots rang out from a high powered rifle the shots hit both of the men. The younger man was the passenger he was found shot at the end of the block in the middle of the street with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and left and ankle. He was listed in guarded condition. The driver sped away and was found at the opposite end of the block sitting in his vehicle with a gunshot wound to the ankle, his condition stabilized. Both men were being treated at Stroger Hospital. The shooter or shooters are still at large.

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