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Two teenage boys shot in South Deering

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Two teenage boys were shot Sunday in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side.

The two boys, ages 16 and 17, were playing basketball in the 10000 block of South Crandon Avenue at 3:04 p.m. when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired 8 shots, according to Chicago Police.

The 17-year-old boy was shot in the back and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition, police said. The 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg and took himsef to Advocate Trinity Hospital in good condition.