CHICAGO (CBS)– DePaul College Prep High School basketball standout and Loyola commit Ty Johnson was among two people injured in a shooting in Pilsen overnight.
Police said, a 17-year-old boy, believed to be Johnson, and an 18-year-old woman were outside, in the 7000 block of South Throop Street just before midnight, when they head several shots and felt pain.
The Johnson suffered a graze wound on the back of his head and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center for treatment.
The female victim was shot in the ear and taken to Stroger Hospital, police said.
A Loyola Athletic Department spokesperson said, “Our primary concern is that Ty has a full and quick recovery.” The department has no further comments at this time.
Johnson, a DePaul College Prep High School student, is a 6-3 guard who made first team all state in class 3 A.
Police said the 17-year-old boy told officers the shots were fired from a vehicle, but was unable to provide a description.
No one is in custody and police are investigating.