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Teen boy killed, girl wounded in Northwest Side shooting

Updated: December 13, 2011 6:45AM



A 17-year-old boy was killed and a teen girl was seriously wounded Monday evening during a shooting in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, officials said.

The boy -- identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 17-year-old Leon Deakyne, of the 4500 block of North Whipple -- was shot in his back around 7:46 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Montrose, police said. The 16-year-old girl was shot in her buttocks and taken to a local hospital in serious condition, officials said.

They were walking when a shooter opened fire, police said.

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