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Two teens shot while playing basketball near school

Two teenagers were shot while they played basketball Tuesday night near a public elementary school in the Rogers Park neighborhood, police said.

The teens ­— ages 17 and 18 — were shooting hoops in the 7600 block of North Marshfield, where the Stephen F. Gale Math and Science Academy is located, police said.

A light colored sport-utility vehicle drove by about 10 p.m. and shots were fired, police said.

The 17-year-old boy was shot in the left armand the 18-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the buttocks, officials said.

Both teens were taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where they were listed in good condition, police said.

Hunter Clauss



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