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Flossmoor police believe shooting Thursday was targeted attack

Flossmoor police issued an update Friday afternoon on a shooting incident Thursday that resulted in injuries to two men. Investigators believe victims were targeted and the shooting is related to a previous incident between two groups in nearby communities

Police responded to Travers and Vardon Lanes shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday and discovered two shooting victims, a 21-year-old from Blue Island who was treated at the scene, and a 22-year-old from Chicago Heights who was treated and released from Advocate Christ Medical Center.

Investigators are receiving limited cooperation from the victims, police said. Investigators hope residents can help further the investigation, requesting residents in the area to review video footage and share any information regarding this incident with the Investigations Division at 708-957-4500.

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