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Miguel Avelar was charged with two felony counts of attempted murder.
An 18-year-old was charged with attempted murder in connection with a double shooting in Humboldt Park that injured a 2-year-old boy and a 31-year-old man.
Miguel Avelar, 18, was charged Monday with two felonies of attempted first-degree murder after being identified as the suspect who shot and wounded the 2-year-old boy and man around 7:30 p.m. on July 13 in the 1500 block of North Tripp Avenue.
The father and son were in front of a residence when a dark-colored vehicle stopped and a suspect got out of the vehicle and fired in his direction.
The boy was shot in the left leg and the man was shot in the face, police said.
The two were transported on their own to St. Mary’s Hospital before being transferred to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.
Avelar was arrested about 6:25 p.m. Monday in the 1600 block of North Parkside Avenue, after being identified by police as the person who allegedly fired the shots, police said.