Teen critically wounded in Calumet Heights double shooting

The 16-year-old was shot in his back and arm and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said. The man was struck in the forearm and taken to the same hospital in good condition.

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A teenage boy was critically wounded and a man was hurt in a shooting March 15, 2020, on Cregier Avenue in Calumet Heights.

A teenage boy was critically wounded and a man was hurt in a shooting March 15, 2020, on Cregier Avenue in Calumet Heights.

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Two people were shot Sunday in Calumet Heights on the South Side, including a teenage boy who is in critical condition.

The boy, 16, and a man, 36, were on the sidewalk about 3:45 p.m. on South Cregier Avenue when two people walked up and fired shots at them, Chicago police said.

The teenager was shot in the back and arm and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said. The man was struck in the forearm and taken to the same hospital in good condition.

No one is in custody as Area South detectives investigate.

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