3 juveniles, 2 adults shot at West Side barbershop

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CHICAGO — Five people were shot Thursday on Chicago’s West Side, including three juveniles.

The shooting took place around 6 p.m. at a barbershop called Gotcha Faded located in the 200 block of North Pulaski Road in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

Chicago police said two men entered the barbershop, looked around, exited the shop and then began firing into the doorway.

Police said an 11-year-old, a 12-year-old and a 16-year-old were shot along with a 30-year-old male and a 40-year-old male. One of the men was an employee at the barbershop. The 11-year-old and 12-year-old are reportedly brothers.

There was also a toddler in the shop at the time who was not injured.

The victims were taken to the hospital where they were stabilized.

“This will not be tolerated,” Deputy Chief of Patrol at Area North Ernest Cato said.  “We have to do something about this violence.”

Police said the men got into a car and drove off.

The investigation is ongoing.

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