Two 13-year-old boys shot dead in separate incidents minutes apart

CHICAGO (CBS) – Two 13-year-old boys were shot and injured in separate incidents miles apart on Thursday night.

The shootings took place within minutes of each other.

In the first incident, a 13-year-old boy was standing outside in the 1900 block of South Drake Avenue in North Lawndale when he heard a noise and felt pain. He ran home and was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital by a family member.

The boy was listed as undamaged with a gunshot wound to the leg.

In the second, a 13-year-old boy was standing outside in the 1800 block of West 46th Street in Back of the Yards when a gunman shot him from the front passenger seat of a gray Chevrolet Impala .

The boy was taken to Cook County Stroger Hospital in good condition with a gunshot wound to his foot.

No one was in custody in the two incidents Thursday night.


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