2 Pedestrians Injured in Shooting in Heart of Chicago

Occupants of two cars shot at each other with rifles, police said

Two pedestrians were injured Monday afternoon by shots fired between two vehicles in Chicago's Heart of Chicago neighborhood, police said.

Police said the victims, a 67-year-old man and 50-year-old woman, were walking down the street around 1:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of West Cermak when the vehicles drove by. The occupants were shooting at each other with rifles, police said, but instead struck the man and woman. 

"Both victims were not the intended targets," Chicago police said.

The shooting reportedly resulted in a crash involving several cars, and it was not immediately clear if anyone was injured in the collision.

The man was shot in the left shoulder, police said, and transported to Stroger Hospital in good condition. The woman sustained a graze wound to the abdomen, police said, and was transported to Mt. Sinai in good condition.

No offender in custody, and detectives are investigating, police said.

Windows of a nearby supermarket were reportedly shattered in the shooting.

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