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Teen killed, two others injured in Chicago Lawn shooting

Relatives of a shooting victim hug at the scene near 64th Street and Kedzie. | Eric Clark / Sun-Times Media
Relatives of a shooting victim hug at the scene near 64th Street and Kedzie. | Eric Clark / Sun-Times Media

A teenage boy was killed and two others were hurt in a Chicago Lawn neighborhood shooting on the Southwest Side Friday afternoon.

Jahakel Clark and two other boys, ages 14 and 16, were shot in the 3100 block of West 64th Street about 3:30 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Clark, of the 6500 block of South Fairfield, was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. Police said Clark was 16 years old, while the medical examiner’s office said he was 15.

Another boy, 14, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with a gunshot wound to the leg. His condition had stabilized, police said.

A third boy, 16, suffered a graze wound to his hand. He was treated at Holy Cross Hospital and later released.