CHICAGO — Police said two people were taken in for questioning after a known gang member was shot in the chest near a Northwest Side cemetery Tuesday afternoon.
The 28-year-old man, a known gang member, was shot in a car when shots rang out from another car about 2:40 p.m. in the 3700 block of North Narragansett Avenue in Portage Park, police said.
Preliminary information showed the shooting was gang-related, police said. Two were being questioned after the shooting, police said.
Cullerton said gang shootings are rare in his ward.
"This is very disconcerting," he said.
Public police records indicate the street rarely sees shootings or violent crime.