CHICAGO— A 30-year-old man, shot after an argument over a cell phone, was one of two people wounded in overnight gun violence, police said.
The man was shot around 1:35 a.m., when he argued with another man on a porch after a party in the 11600 block of South Harvard Avenue in West Pullman. One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the other man in the chest and arm, police said. The victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, said Officer Amina Greer, a police spokeswoman.
The shooter, a 34-year-old man, is in custody, but charges have not been filed, Greer said.
A 31-year-old man driving near the 900 block of West 19th Street in Pilsen was shot around 5:15 a.m., police said. The man was shot in the leg and taken to the University of Illinois Medical Center in stable condition, Greer said.