Patrons sitting outside of Flash Taco. Photo Credit: Sam Charles/Sun-Times
Early Saturday morning 2 men were standing in the epicenter of Wicker Park, on the block of 1500 N. Milwaukee Avenue, when they were shot. The incident happened at approximately 2:30am. The two men were talking while on the street and heard gunfire. They realized they had each been shot according to a report published by the Chicago Sun-Times.
One man, 26, was shot in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital. The other man, 23, was taken to Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center with a graze wound to his leg. Both men are in stable condition.
The shooting occurred just outside of the Flat Iron Arts Building and directly across the street from Flash Taco at North-Damen-Milwaukee Avenue.