2 men shot on Near South Side, 3 held

Three of four suspects have been taken into custody after two men were shot Monday afternoon on the Near South Side.

One man suffered gunshot wound to the neck and face and the other was shot in the buttocks about 1:10 p.m. in the 2600 block of South Federal Street in the city’s Ickes Prairie Homes neighborhood, said Officer Laura Amezaga, a spokeswoman for the Chicago police.

Both were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where the man shot in the neck is in critical condition, Amezaga said. The other victim’s condition was not known.

Police arrested three of the four suspects – one of whom is a female, said Amezaga.

A gun was recovered, police said.

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