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One teen killed, another wounded in North Lawndale shooting

SHARE One teen killed, another wounded in North Lawndale shooting
SHARE One teen killed, another wounded in North Lawndale shooting

Two teenage boys were shot Monday afternoon in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, leaving one dead.

About 2 p.m., the boys were on a sidewalk in the 1300 block of South Homan when a black vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, hitting a 17-year-old in the chest and hand, and a 16-year-old in the buttocks,according to Chicago Police.

They were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where the older boy, identified as 17-year-old Ketrell Hill, died at 2:31 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.He lived in the 3600 block of West Grenshaw.

The condition of the 16-year-old was stabilized, police said.

The shooter’s vehicle took off north on Homan. No one was in custody.

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