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Matt Gade, Deseret News
West Valley City police investigate the scene of a drive-by shooting in the 3840 West and 4480 South area that resulted in two males listed in critical condition on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.

WEST VALLEY CITY — Two men were in critical condition Wednesday after an apparent drive-by shooting in a residential neighborhood.

Police say a green compact car passed by two men walking on Christopherson Drive (4880 South) just after 4 p.m. when the car's occupants opened fire.

The two victims, a 26-year-old man and a 30-year-old man, were taken to Intermountain Medical Center in critical condition.

Witnesses said one man was shot in the leg and the other was shot in the neck.