20 year-old shot multiple times in Lawndale - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

20 year-old shot multiple times in Lawndale

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A 20-year-old man was seriously sounded when he was shot in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood Friday morning.

About 8:50 a.m., the victim was shot three times in the legs in the 1400 block of South Springfield Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.

He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious condition, according to Estrada.

Police did not immediately have information on the circumstances of the shooting or a motive, and no one was in custody. Area North detectives are investigating.

It was the second shooting within a block and a-half in 24 hours.

Nineteen-year-old Alexander Mayo was fatally shot in the 1300 block of South Avers about 1:25 p.m. Thursday. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 3:49 p.m.

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