Two men shot in south Evanston; incident under investigation

Syd Stone, City Editor

Two Chicago residents were shot in south Evanston on Friday afternoon, according to a statement from the Evanston Police Department.

The men were taken to Saint Francis Hospital, where they were treated for non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Officers responded to multiple calls of shots fired in the 300 block of Custer Avenue at about 1 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said in the statement. The two men who were shot were sitting in a parked car in the same block and were not armed when they arrived at the hospital.

Glew said there are no suspects in custody, and EPD detectives are conducting an investigation into the incident.

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