Two teenage boys were seriously injured in a shooting Saturday afternoon in Chicago's South Lawndale neighborhood, according to police.
At approximately 1:21 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Sawyer, a 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old boy were conducting a drug transaction in a vehicle when they were shot, authorities said. Two unknown offenders produced handguns and fired shots, striking the victims, police stated.
The 16-year-old boy was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition. The 17-year-old sustained a gunshot wound to the neck and self-transported to St. Anthony Hospital, authorities stated.
He was later transferred to Mount Sinai and said to be in critical condition.
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No one was in custody as detectives continued to investigate Saturday night.