Teen killed, another wounded in Bronzeville shooting

They were attacked by about five or six men while standing on a sidewalk in the 3700 block of South Wabash Avenue, police said.

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Two teens were shot late Friday in the Douglas neighborhood.

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Two teenage boys were shot, one fatally, Friday night in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

Just before midnight, the teens, 15 and 17, were on a sidewalk in the 3700 block of South Wabash Avenue when they were approached by about five or six men, Chicago police said.

The group of men fired multiple shots at the pair, striking the older teen in the abdomen and the younger teen in the left foot, police said.

The older teen, Skylar Mahonpearson, was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

The younger teen was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he was listed in good condition, police said.

No one was in custody.

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