13-year-old boy and another teen wounded in East Garfield Park

The two were attacked as they sat in the back of a parked car in the first block of North Hamlin Avenue, police said.

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Two people — including a 13-year-old boy — were wounded in a shooting on the West Side Wednesday.

A 13-year-old boy and another teen were shot as they sat in a parked car in East Garfield Park on the West Side Wednesday evening.

The attack happened around 7 p.m. in the first block of North Hamlin Avenue, Chicago Police said.

The 13-year-old was shot in his neck and a 19-year-old man was hit in his left hand, police said. Both were dropped off by a friend at Rush University Medical Center, where the 19-year-old’s condition was stabilized, police said.

The 13-year-old was transferred to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said.

No one was in custody.

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