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Teen killed in Lawndale business shooting that left another hurt

The teen boy and woman were shot in a business Friday in the 3600 block of West 16th Street.

Two people were shot in a business April 16, 2021 in Lawndale.
Two people were shot in a business April 16, 2021 in Lawndale.
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An 18-year-old man was killed and a woman wounded when a person opened fire inside a business Friday in Lawndale.

About 7 p.m., a person entered the business in the 3600 block of West 16th Street and began firing shots, Chicago police said.

The man was struck in the chest and face and transported to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Jawon L. Ward, a resident of Englewood.

The woman, 44, was shot in the shoulder and back and was taken in good condition to the same hospital, police said.

Area Four detectives are investigating.