Man, teen boy wounded in Lawndale shooting

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.

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Four people were shot in Oak Park Saturday afternoon.

Two people were shot July 1, 2020, in Lawndale.

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A 16-year-old boy and a man were shot Wednesday in Lawndale on the West Side. 

About 4:50 p.m., they were on the sidewalk on South St. Louis Avenue when someone opened fire, Chicago police said. 

The teen was shot in the leg, while a 20-year-old man was struck in the hand, police said. Both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition. 

Police originally reported that a third person had sustained a gunshot wound, but later said he only suffered injuries to his ankle.

Area Four detectives are investigating. 

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