2 teens wounded in Garfield Park drive-by attack

The 16-year-olds were shot on the 3800 block of West Gladys Avenue. No one is in custody.

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Four people were killed and at least eight others were wounded in citywide shootings since Friday evening.

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Two 16-year-old boys were hospitalized in critical condition after a drive-by shooting in Garfield Park on Wednesday, police said.

The boys were standing in the 3800 block of West Gladys Avenue about 5:20 p.m. when someone in a passing car fired shots, striking one boy in the abdomen and the other in the head, police said. Authorities offered no description of the vehicle.

The boy who was struck in the head is listed in critical condition at Stroger hospital. The other boy is at Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was also in critical condition.

Area Four detectives are investigating, and no one is in custody.

Police have not released further details.

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