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As of 9 p.m. on July 21, police were continuing to investigate a shooting that occurred at about 7:25 p.m. in an alley in the 1900 block of Emerson Street. There were two victims, both male, ages 16 and 18 from Evanston, according to a statement from the police. The first victim was shot in the hand and thigh. The second victim was shot in the arm. 

Both victims were transported to North Shore Evanston Hospital for treatment with non-life- threatening injuries, according to a statement from the Evanston Police Department. No one was in custody when police released the statement, about 9 p.m. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Evanston Police at (848)866-5000 or utilize text-a-tip by texting anonymously EPD TIP in the message line  to CRIMES (274637)  with the tip information.