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2 teens wounded in South Chicago shooting

The man and girl were on a sidewalk in the 2600 block of East 84th Street when a vehicle drove up and someone inside fired shots.

Two people were shot, one fatally, July 24, 2021, in Gage Park. File photo

Two teenagers were shot and wounded — one of them critically — Thursday in the South Chicago neighborhood.

They were on a sidewalk in the 2600 block of East 84th Street when a vehicle drove up and someone inside fired shots, Chicago police said.

The 18-year-old man was struck about 7:50 p.m. once in the face and twice in the back, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition.

A 16-year-old girl was shot in the thigh, and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. Her condition had stabilized.

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