In the neighborhood known as Terror Town, four men were shot while standing in the doorway of a corner shop in the South Shore neighborhood this afternoon.
The shooting occurred around 3:15 p.m. in the 2500 block of East 75th Street as the four men stood in the doorway of a shop at Kingston Avenue and 75th Street where there is a bus stop. One man, age 18, was wounded in the right leg and back, one, age 41, in the left leg, another, age 28, in the left ankle and a fourth, also age 28, in both legs.
The four were standing in the doorway when two vehicles pulled up, and people in both started shooting, then drove south on Kingston.
Two victims were taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, one was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious-to-critical condition and the fourth man was taken to South Shore Hospital in fair-to-serious condition. The 18-year-old had his condition stabilized at Northwestern, while the two at Stroger, ages 41 and 28, were both in good condition, as was the 28-year-old was also in good condition