Two teens hurt in Back of the Yards drive-by shooting

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Two teenage boys were hurt in a drive-by shooting Friday morning in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.

The 16-year-olds were in the 1800 block of West 54th Street at 11:24 a.m. when a beige or green SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

One of the boys was shot in the pinkie finger and the other was shot in the knee, police said.

Both were taken in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital.

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