3 men injured in daytime shootout outside corner store in West Garfield Park

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CHICAGO -- 3 men were shot when violence erupted in front of the Kostner Food Basket & Deli in the city's West Garfield Park neighborhood close to 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, while children were on the street nearby, heading to school.

Witnesses report hearing 12 shots or more as one of the men stood at a corner and shot at the other two across the street, and the two men returned fire.

Witnesses say police and paramedics were quick to arrive on the scene. Two of the victims were transported to Stroger Hospital and one was taken to Mount Sinai, all in good condition.

Police are investigating the motive behind the shootings.

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