2 teens wounded, 1 critically, in Uptown shooting

The 17-year-old boy and 16-year-old girl were walking about 8:30 p.m. in the 4400 block of North Clarendon Avenue when someone fired shots.

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Chicago police work the scene where two people were shot in the 800 block of West Montrose Avenue, in the Uptown neighborhood, Monday, July 5, 2021. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

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Two teenagers were shot and wounded, one critically, Monday night in Uptown on the North Side.

They were walking about 8:30 p.m. in the 4400 block of North Clarendon Avenue when someone fired shots, Chicago police said. Officers said they were possibly shot by someone inside a passing black car.

A 17-year-old boy was struck in the back, hip and leg, police said. He was taken in critical condition to Weiss Hospital and later transferred to Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

A girl, 16, was grazed by a bullet on the ankle and transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition, police said.

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Two pedestrians walk a crime scene where two people were shot in the 800 block of West Montrose Avenue, in the Uptown neighborhood, Monday, July 5, 2021. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

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No one is in custody as Area Three detectives investigate.

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