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Two wounded, one critically, in Garfield Ridge shooting


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Two people men were wounded, one critically, during a drive-by shooting in Garfield Ridge about a mile West of Midway Airport Sunday night.

Police were called to the 5500 block of South Merrimac Avenue at about 9:44 p.m. and found a 43-year-old man with a graze wound to his abdomen and a 26-year-old who had been shot in the torso twice, according to police.

Both were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where the 26-year-old was in critical condition and the 43-year-old in good condition, police said.

A witness told police the shooter was inside a black car that drove away after the attack.

No one is in custody.


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