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2 teens shot in South Chicago

The 17 and 16-year-olds were in a gangway in the 7900 block of South Paxton Avenue when they were shot.

Police investigate the scene where two teens were shot Feb. 3, 2020, in the 7900 block of South Paxton Avenue in South Chicago.
Police investigate the scene where two teens were shot Feb. 3, 2020, in the 7900 block of South Paxton Avenue in South Chicago.
Carly Behm/Sun-Times

Two teenagers were wounded in a shooting Monday in South Chicago.

The boys, 16 and 17, were in a gangway about 1:13 a.m. in the 7900 block of South Paxton Avenue when older black SUV drove up, Chicago police said. Someone got out of the SUV and shot at the teens before driving off.

The 17-year-old was shot in the hand and the 16-year-old was hit in the arm, police said. Both were taken to South Shore Hospital in good condition.

No one is in custody as Area South detectives investigate.

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