Teen Boy, Girl Shot in separate incidents on Chicago’s West Side


A 17 year old boy was shot in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side on Saturday morning, Chicago police said.

The teen was in the 500 block of North Mayfield Avenue at 10:20 a.m. when a dark blue van pulled up and stopped, said Officer Jose Estrada, a police spokesman.

The driver got out, walked up to the teen and began shooting, Estrada said, and a passenger in the van also began shooting.

The gunman then got back into the van and drove off, Estrada said.

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The Chicago Police are investigating an overnight shooting that has left a 17-year-old girl in critical condition.

Police say the girl was shot in the head as she exited a car in the 4300 block of West Kinzie Street.

The girl was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital by others who were involved in the shooting.

The teen, who is a gang member, was shot in the right leg and was taken to West Suburban Hospital in good condition,

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