The shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. Sunday outside the King Garden Chinese take-out restaurant on the 3700 block of Frankford Avenue.
Police say two males, 29 and 25 years old, were approached by two armed men who demanded money.
After giving the suspects $40, the victims were both shot in the neck.
The armed men fled the scene.
The 29-year-old and 25-year-old were taken to the hospital.
No arrests have been made.