Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Four colored Chicago boys shot just off Western Ave....Crime is dropping....Well dropping young male blacks to the ground!
Chicago police were on the scene of separate double shootings that occurred less than a mile apart on the city's Southwest Side late Monday, according to authorities.
The first involved two males, ages 16 and 20, shot on a porch in the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood at about 10 p.m.
The teen was shot in the right side of his chest, while the man was struck in the right thigh, Chicago police said, citing early reports.
The boy was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.
At about 10:26 p.m., police were called to the 7100 block of South Western Avenue in the adjacent Marquette Park neighborhood, where two males were wounded behind a business.