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