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Two People Shot On Same Block In 7 Minutes, Police Say

By Kelly Bauer | August 13, 2017 12:05pm | Updated on August 14, 2017 8:27am

WASHINGTON PARK — Two people were shot and injured within minutes of each other in the same block of South King Drive on Saturday evening, police said.

At 8:23 p.m., a 33-year-old woman was wounded in the in the 6200 block of South King Drive in Washington Park, police said. The woman was walking outside when a man fired shots.

A bullet grazed the woman's ear and she refused medical attention, police said.

The attacker wore a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, police said.

At 8:30 p.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in Washington Park, police said. The man was walking in the 6200 block of South King Drive when he heard shots and realized he'd been wounded.

A bullet grazed the man's left hip and he was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was not available but he was listed as "stable," police said.