Two teenage boys wounded in Palatine shooting

SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE - Two teenage boys were wounded in a shooting Friday morning in northwest suburban Palatine.

Officers were called about 11 a.m. for reports of gunshots in the 1100 block of Randville Drive, according to Palatine police.

They arrived to find the teens with gunshot wounds to the leg that were not thought to be life-threatening, police said. Palatine Fire Department paramedics took the victims to hospitals. Both were listed in stable condition.

A person of interest is being questioned, along with possible witnesses to the shooting, police said.
Area schools in Districts 15 and 211 were put under soft lockdown following the shooting, and officers were assigned to each school, police said. Schools resumed normal operations by 1:30 p.m.

Anyone with information should call police at (847) 359-9000; or provide an anonymous tip to Palatine-Inverness Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-7867.

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