1 killed, 1 critically wounded in Far South Side shooting

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A 19-year-old man was killed and another man was critically wounded in a shooting Friday evening on the Far South Side, police said.

Kaprice Griffin and the 18-year-old were sitting in a vehicle about 8:15 p.m. in the 10200 block of South Hoxie when a group of males walked up and opened fire, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Griffin was shot in the head and the younger man suffered a gunshot wound to the back, authorities said. Both men were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where Griffin was pronounced dead at 11:58 p.m. and the other man was listed in critical condition.

Griffin lived in southwest suburban Joliet, the medical examiner’s office said.

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