Two shot in alley off Emerson Street in Evanston

Two people were shot Monday evening in an alley in Evanston.

The shooting happened about 7:25 p.m. in an alley in the 1900 block of Emerson Street, Evanston police said in a statement.

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the hand and the thigh, and an 18-year-old man was shot in the arm, police said.

Both were taken to NorthShore Evanston Hospital and their injuries are not considered to be life-threatening, police said.

No one is in custody, and anyone with information is asked to contact Evanston police at (847) 866-5000. Residents can also text an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274637) with the words EPD TIP.

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