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2 teens shot in South Side park

Two teenage boys were shot in a Back of the Yards neighborhood park on the South Side Sunday evening.

The boys, 15 and 16, were standing near the basketball court about 5:50 p.m. at Micek Park, 5311 S. Hamilton, when a gunman got out of a gray car and started firing, police said.

The younger boy was shot in the right buttocks and the older in the left elbow. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital, where their conditions stabilized, police said.

The boys have documented gang ties, police said.