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Teenage boy critically hurt in Lawndale shooting

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

Lailanni Fields died from child abuse October 18, 2021 in Grand Crossing.
A 17-year-old boy was shot April 30, 2021 in Lawndale.
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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.