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2 Men Critically Injured in Loop Shooting, Chicago Police Say

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Two men are in critical condition after they were shot following a verbal altercation in the Loop early Sunday morning.

According to Chicago police, the two men were walking in the 200 block of South Wabash at approximately 12:05 a.m. when they got into a verbal altercation with a man and a woman.

During that incident, the man pulled out a weapon and shot both victims before fleeing the scene with the woman.

Police say that a 37-year-old man was shot twice in the chest, and was taken to an area hospital in critical condition. A second victim, a 40-year-old man, was shot in the back and shoulder, and was also hospitalized in critical condition.

No suspects are in custody at this time, and Area Three detectives are investigating.

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