Two 16-year-old boys were shot at the 31st Street beach, and both were listed in critical condition, Chicago Police announced Sunday night.

One boy suffered a gunshot wound to the neck, and the other sustained a gunshot wound to his legs, according to police. Both were transported to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition.

The incident occurred in the 3100 block of Lake Shore Drive at approximately 7 p.m., according to police. Police were called to the scene and ordered the beach closed, according to NBC 5’s Chris Hush. 

According to Chicago Police, the two victims were involved in a physical altercation when an unknown offender produced a weapon and fired several shots, striking both victims. 

We’ll have more information on this breaking story as it develops. 

Published at 7:44 PM CDT on Jun 11, 2017 | Updated at 10:51 PM CDT on Jun 11, 2017


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