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15-month-old girl wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

Updated: September 12, 2012 7:51AM



A 15-month-old girl and her mother were wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.

The 22-year-old mother and her daughter were standing with a group of people in the 4500 block of South Paulina when a bicyclist opened fire on the group bout 11:25 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.

The woman was struck in the arm, and the toddler suffered a graze wound to the leg, Gaines said. Both were listed in good condition at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

No one is in custody early Wednesday.



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