2 men wounded in Humboldt Park neighborhood shooting

Two men were critically wounded in an apparent drive-by shooting this afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

The two were shot about 4:50 p.m. while standing at about 1100 N. Springfield Ave., according to a spokesman for the Police News Affairs office.

Preliminary information indicated it was a possible drive-by shooting, but details were few as the investigation continued, according to Officer Darryl Baety.

The two victims were taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition, he said.