Two teens shot in Hyde Park

Two teens were injured, one critically, in a shooting Tuesday in Hyde Park, police said.

Around 6:30 p.m., two boys, ages 14 and 15, were inside a vehicle in the 5200 block of South Lake Park when they were hit by gunfire, according to Chicago police.

The 15-year-old was hit in the head. He was initially listed in serious condition at Provident Hospital, police said.

Chicago police process a crime scene behind a McDonald's restaurant on 52nd Street at Lake Park Avenue in Chicago on Sept. 21, 2021.

Chicago police process a crime scene behind a McDonald’s restaurant on 52nd Street at Lake Park Avenue in Chicago on Sept. 21, 2021. (Terrence Antonio James / Chicago Tribune)

The 14-year-old was hit in the leg, and was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, according to police.

He was in front of a business around 2:40 p.m. when someone inside a vehicle fired shots, police said.

No one was in custody in either shooting, and detectives were investigating.

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