CHICAGO — A 24-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were hurt in separate shootings Sunday afternoon, police said.
In the most recent shooting, a 16-year-old boy was wounded in Washington Heights, police said. He was in the 1000 block of West 104th Place around 6:15 p.m. when someone in a car opened fire.
He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in "stable" condition with a bullet wound to his back. Authorities said the shooting might be gang-related.
Earlier, a man was shot in South Chicago, police said.
A 24-year-old man took a bullet to his leg about 4:25 p.m. near 87th Street and Escanaba Avenue, according to Officer Ana Pacheco, a police spokeswoman.
He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in "stable" condition, she said.
No one was in custody for either shootings, and Area South detectives are investigating.