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2 teens killed, woman wounded in East Garfield Park shooting

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Two teenage boys were killed and a 65-year-old woman was wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

Malik McNeese, 16, and a 17-year-old Stevie Jeffersonwere on a sidewalk about noon in the 3400 block of West Fulton when a black SUV pulled up and someone inside opened fire, hitting the younger boy in the head, back and arm, and the older in the head, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

McNeese, of the 3200 block of West Walnut, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced deadat 12:20 p.m., authorities said.

Jefferson, of the 3200 block of West Maple, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:41 a.m. Wednesday, authorities said.

A bullet also sailed into a home on the block, hitting a 65-year-old woman in the leg. She was taken to Mount Sinai in good condition, police said.

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