Sunday, November 28, 2010
Shots Fired This Afternoon, 2 Shot Near Truman College
Update: via Chicago Breaking News:
2 Shot Near Truman College in Uptown
A 17-year-old male and a 19-year-old male were hospitalized after being shot this afternoon near the Truman College campus in the city's Uptown neighborhood, officials said.
Paramedics responded to 1145 W. Wilson Avenue about 4 p.m., said Chicago Fire Department Chief Joe Roccasalva. The Truman College campus is listed at that address.
Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Daniel O'Brien said the shooting occurred on the 1000 block of West Wilson after someone with a gun fired into a crowd who then ran away.
The 17-year-old was shot in the left shoulder and left leg and was taken in serious-to-critical condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. The 19-year-old was shot in the right shoulder and was taken in fair-to-serious condition to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, officials said.