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Infant, 2 men wounded in shooting in South Shore

The 6-month-old boy was grazed by a bullet on the leg and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition, police said.

Two armed robberies were reported in Bronzeville on the South Side.
Two men and a baby were hurt in a shooting Sept. 27, 2019, in South Shore on the South Side.
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Two men and a 6-month-old boy were wounded in a shooting Friday in South Shore on the South Side.

About 5:20 p.m., the pair, 28 and 65, were standing on the sidewalk in the 1900 block of East 71st Street when they were struck by gunfire, Chicago police said.

The 28-year-old was struck in the knee and chest and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition, police said. The 65-year-old was struck in the foot and taken to the same hospital in good condition.

The 6-month-old boy was grazed by a bullet on the leg and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition, police said.

No one is in custody as Area Central detectives investigate the shooting.

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