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16-year-old girl among 2 killed, 6 others wounded in shootings in Chicago Thursday

The fatal attacks occurred in Grand Boulevard and East Garfield Park.

Thirteen people were shpt, three fatally June 17, 2021 in Chicago.
Eight people were shot, two fatally, in shootings across Chicago Thursday.
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A 16-year-old girl was among two people killed, and six other people were wounded in shootings in Chicago Thursday.

  • Kierra Moore was with a group of people in the 3100 block of West Polk Street about 11:30 p.m. when someone inside a black sedan opened fire, striking her multiple times, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she died, police said.
  • About an hour earlier, a man was fatally shot while standing on a sidewalk in Bronzeville on the South Side. The 47-year-old was in the 4200 block of South Champlain Avenue when someone in a white sedan fired shots, police said. He was struck and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. He has not yet been identified.
  • A 59-year-old man was in a car traveling south in the 5500 block of South Elizabeth Street when he was shot in the left arm and chest, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.

At least five others were wounded in shootings throughout Chicago Thursday.

Ten people were shot, one fatally, in Chicago Wednesday.