Tuesday, January 1, 2013
CHICAGO: 2 teens on West Side among 15 shot, 3 fatally, on New Year's Day
Two teenagers were shot and seriously wounded this afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, among at least 15 people shot since midnight Monday, three of them fatally, authorities said.
Paramedics were called about 4:30 p.m. to the 2600 block of West Chicago Avenue for two people who’d been shot, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.
They were both taken in serious to critical condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, said Langford.
Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said the victims, both males in their teens, were shot in the chest and their conditions had stabilized at Stroger.
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