Boy, 14, shot in foot in Lawndale

He was the second 14-year-old shot in Chicago in two days

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

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A 14-year-old boy was shot in the foot Thursday morning in Lawndale on the West Side.

Two gunmen in their 20s exited a gray car and one of them opened fire about 7:50 a.m. in the 3900 block of West Fillmore Street, near Pulaski Road, according to Chicago police.

The boy was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said. The gunmen left in the car and were not in custody.

The child was the second 14-year-old to be shot in Chicago in two days.

Wednesday evening, a 14-year-old girl was shot and critically wounded while being chased by gunmen in Back of the Yards on the South Side.

Since last week Thursday, at least 10 other people 18 or younger have been shot in the city.

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