2 wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

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Two people were shot, including a 15-year-old boy, Sunday morning in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.

At 6:09 a.m., the boy and a 43-year-old man were loading a vehicle with personal items in the 5000 block of South Hoyne when another male walked up and attempted to rob them, according to Chicago Police. The male thenattacked them.

The man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital with a gunshot wound to his neck and injuries from being pistol-whipped, while the boywas taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with several gunshot wounds to his leg, police said. Both their conditions stabilized.

Area Central detectives were investigating the shooting.

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The shooting happened about 6 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Flournoy Street.