3 teens wounded in South Austin shooting

The teens were in the 400 block of South Laramie Avenue when they were shot, police said.

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Police investigate at the scene of a shooting on the 400 block of South Laramie Avenue on Friday afternoon, where three teenagers were wounded.

Police investigate at the scene of a shooting on the 400 block of South Laramie Avenue on Friday afternoon, where three teenagers were wounded.

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Three teens were wounded, one critically, in a shooting Friday afternoon in South Austin on the West Side.

They were near a sidewalk in the 400 block of South Laramie Avenue when someone opened fire at about 2:30 p.m., Chicago police said.

A boy, 17, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

Another 17-year-old boy was struck in the ankle and taken to the same hospital in good condition, police said.

The oldest victim, 19, was shot in the arm and back. He was also taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

The shooting happened near Michele Clark High School. The Chicago Teachers Union tweeted this was the second shooting near a school building this week.

No one was in custody. Area detectives are investigating.

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