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Two 13-year-olds and a 14-year-old shot in Lawndale

Two 13-year-olds and a 14-year-old were standing out on the sidewalk when an unknown vehicle drove by and an unknown person inside pulled a gun and fired shots.

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Two 13-year-olds and a 14-year-old shot in Lawndale

LAWNDALE, CHICAGO - Three young teens were shot Monday afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood on the city's west side, authorities said.

The shooting happened shortly before 4:00 p.m. on the 1400 block of S. Springfield in the Lawndale neighborhood on the city's west side.

Police said that two 13-year-olds and a 14-year-old were standing out on the sidewalk when an unknown vehicle drove by and an unknown person inside pulled a gun and fired shots.

Both 13-year-old victims were shot in the left hand and both were taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition. The 14-year-old was shot in the left arm and was also taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

There is no one in custody. Area Four Detectives are investigating.


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