Chicago crime: 12-year-old carried to library by security officer after being shot on West Side

A teen and a 12-year-old boy were shot in West Garfield Park Tuesday afternoon. 

At about 5:39 p.m., police responded to the 100 block of South Pulaski and found a 16-year-old boy with two gunshot wounds to his leg. 

He was transported to an area hospital in good condition.

A 12-year-old boy was also struck by gunfire and was carried to a library by a security officer, where he attempted to render aid.


He was transported to an area hospital in fair condition.

A man and a woman were located in the 3900 block of West Madison, who police identified as the offenders in this shooting.

They were placed into custody and charges are pending.

A weapon was recovered.