Man, teen girl wounded in South Chicago shooting

The shooting happened in the 8200 block of South Houston Avenue, police said.

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At least 26 people were shot in Chicago in the first night of the weekend.

A shooting left two people wounded, including a teenage girl, May 24, 2021, in South Chicago.

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A man and a teenage girl were shot Monday in South Chicago.

The 33-year-old man was in front of a residence in the 8200 block of South Houston Avenue when someone opened fire about 5:15 p.m., striking him in the back, Chicago police said.

A 17-year-old girl riding in a car nearby was struck in the shoulder, police said.

The man was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was in good condition, police said.

Later, the girl walked into Jackson Park Hospital and was transferred to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition, police said.

No one was in custody.

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