Toddler among 4 wounded in 2 separate Woodlawn shootings

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A 4-year-old boy was among four people wounded in two separate shootings in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood, according to police.

Authorities said that two people were critically wounded in a shooting near the intersection of East 67th Street and South Eberhart Avenue Thursday afternoon.

Officials said a 29-year-old man was in front of a business just after 2 p.m. when he was struck multiple times by gunfire.

The man was transported to University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition.

Officials later confirmed that a second person, a 51-year-old man, sustained at least one gunshot wound and self-transported to University of Chicago Hospital, where he is in critical condition.

Several blocks to the northeast, a 4-year-old boy and 22-year-old man were wounded in a shooting that occurred approximately 10 minutes earlier, according to police.

Officials said the two were inside a vehicle in the 1500 block of East 65th Street when an unknown vehicle approached and a gunman inside opened fire.

The toddler was struck multiple times and rushed to Comer Children's Hospital in serious condition.

The 22-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken to University of Chicago Hospital in serious condition.

There is no one in custody, and the circumstances surrounding both shootings are currently unknown and under investigation by area detectives.

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