14-year-old girl hurt in Englewood shooting

She was standing outside in the 800 block of West 61st Street early Friday when someone fired shots, Chicago police said.

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A 15-year-old girl was wounded in a shooting May 14, 2021, in Englewood.

A 15-year-old girl was wounded in a shooting May 14, 2021, in Englewood.

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A 14-year-old girl was wounded in a shooting early Friday in Englewood on the South Side.

The girl was standing outside about 12:30 a.m. in the 800 block of West 61st Street when someone fired shots, Chicago police said.

She suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, then transferred to Comer Children’s Hospital, Chicago police said. She was listed in fair condition, according to police.

There is no one in custody, police said.

A few hours earlier, a 16-year-old boy suffered an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in West Englewood. He was struck in the thigh and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition, police said.

Two teenagers were shot about 6:40 p.m. in West Englewood. A 16-year-old was struck in the abdomen and the other, 15, was shot in the arm, police said.

The boys walked to Holy Cross Hospital and were transferred to a nearby trauma center where their conditions were stabilized, according to police.

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