Teenage boy critically hurt in Lawndale shooting

The 17-year-old was shot Friday in the 1900 block of South Drake Avenue.

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A 17-year-old boy was critically hurt in a shooting Friday in Lawndale on the West Side.

The teen was standing in front of a home about 7:35 p.m. in the 1900 block of South Drake Avenue when someone approached him and fired shots, Chicago police said.

He suffered gunshot wounds to both legs and was transported to Mount Sinai in critical condition, police said.

No one is in custody as Area detectives investigate.

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The shooting happened about 2:40 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 94 near 73rd Street, according to Illinois State Police.
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A 32-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, Chicago police said.