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Mom and Son shot together in Washington Park

A 46-year-old mother and her 22-year-old son were standing outside in the Washington Park neighborhood when they were shot.

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Mom and Son shot together in Washington Park

CHICAGO - Authorities are reporting two people were shot in the Washington Park neighborhood New Year's Day.



The incident occurred New Year's morning around 10:00 a.m. in the 5100 block of S Indiana Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood on the city's south side.

Officials say a 46-year-old female and a 22-year-old male, who are mother and son, were standing outside when an unknown vehicle approached. The victims heard gunshots and felt pain.

The mother was struck in the back and was transported to University of Chicago in stable condition. The son was struck in the back and forearm and was also been transported to University of Chicago in stable condition.

It was unclear which individual was the intended target.

No offenders in custody at this time and Area Detectives are investigating.



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