Two wounded in early morning shootings

A 21-year-old man was wounded in a shooting on the Northwest Side overnight.

He was inside his house and saw two people outside breaking into his garage about 1:05 a.m. Wednesday. One of the two saw him and fired toward him from the alley in the 2800 block of North Kostner Avenue in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood, police said.

The man was taken to Norwegian-American Hospital with a graze wound to his hand.

No one is in custody and Area North detectives are investigating.

Later, about 3:55 a.m., a 33-year-old man was shot in the 300 block of West 59th Place.

A friend of his shot him in his buttocks. The 33-year-old was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition.

No one is in custody and Area South detectives are investigating.

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