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Chicago Police scene shooting Monday night 1600 block East 69th Street South Shore neighborhood. Police said two teenage boys —

Chicago Police at the scene of a shooting Monday night in the 1600 block of East 69th Street in the South Shore neighborhood. Police said two teenage boys — a 14-year-old and an 16-year-old — were standing on the sidewalk about 9:35 p.m. when they were shot. | NVP News video

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Updated: April 21, 2014 11:50PM



Two teenage boys were wounded — one critically — in a shooting Monday night in the South Shore neighborhood.

The boys, ages 14 and 16, were standing on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of East 69th Street about 9:35 p.m. when they were shot, police said.

They were taken to the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital. The 14-year-old, who was shot in the back, was listed in critical condition, and the 16-year-old suffered a gunshot wound in his upper right thigh, police said.

No one was in custody. Area Central detectives were investigating.



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