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Girl, 13, shot when bullet comes through window of Burnside home

She was in a bedroom when two males opened fire from the sidewalk and a round burst through a window of the home in the 9200 block of South Ellis Avenue.

Two people were shot, one fatally, July 24, 2021, in Gage Park.
A 13-year-old girl was shot in the 9200 block of South Ellis Avenue, Aug. 17, 2019, in Burnside.
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A 13-year-old girl was struck by a stray bullet Saturday inside her home in Burnside.

She was in a bedroom about 4:52 a.m. at a home in the 9200 block of South Ellis Avenue when two males fired shots from the sidewalk, Chicago police said.

A bullet burst through a window and hit the girl in the shoulder, police said. She was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where her condition was stabilized.

No one was immediately taken in custody. Area South detectives are investigating.

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