Gunmen shoot 2 people within minutes in Albany Park

CHICAGO — Two people were shot within minutes and just a couple of blocks from each other in Albany Park on Tuesday evening. Chicago police believe the same gunman or gunmen are responsible for both shootings.

First, around 6:45 p.m., a 36-year-old man was shot in the back as he stood near a sidewalk in the 3700 block of West Lawrence. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in fair condition.

CPD did not release any details about what happened. However, witnesses reported that shots were fired from a gray Honda CRV.

Cops found shell casings in several locations along Lawrence Avenue.

Minutes later, a 20-year-old woman was shot as she sat inside a vehicle in the 3800 block of West Ainslie. She was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition. Once again, police found several shell casings spread along the street.

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