Men shot in Roscoe Village, Avondale overnight

Police are investing separate shootings reported early Sunday in the Roscoe Village and Avondale neighborhoods. No arrests have been made.

In the first incident, a 32-year-old man was walking on the 1800 block of West Addison when someone began firing at him from a dark-colored SUV around 1:09 a.m., police said. One bullet struck the victim in his lower right leg.

Witnesses reported hearing about four gunshots come from an SUV occupied by three Hispanic men who were last seen heading southbound on Wolcott Avenue. Police found one shell casing in the street.

An ambulance transported the victim to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in fair condition, police said.

Later, a 23-year-old man was driving in the 2600 block of North Western when someone opened fire on his car from another vehicle around 3:30 a.m., according to a CPD statement.

He drove himself to Norwegian Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to his left leg and was later transferred to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

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