Man killed, teen seriously hurt in South Chicago shooting

The two were walking down an alley in the 8300 block of South Houston Street when three people began shooting at them, Chicago police said.

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A man was killed and a 17-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a shooting Thursday night in South Chicago.

The two were walking down an alley just before 8 p.m. in the 8300 block of South Houston Street when three people began shooting at them, Chicago police said.

Hanif Rashad Abdullah, 21, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The boy, 17, was struck in the leg and hand, police said. He was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in serious condition.

The shooters fled the scene, according to police.

There was no one in custody.

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