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3 shot, 1 fatally, Tuesday in shootings across Chicago

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Three people were shot in Chicago on Tuesday, including a man killed in the West Garfield park neighborhood.

The 24-year-old was in the 300 block of South Kilpatrick when a light-colored SUV pulled up at 10:54 a.m. and two passengers exited, Chicago police said.

They shot the man in the back and then fled south in the SUV, police said. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released details about the death.

Area North Detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

Another shooting wounded two teenage boys in the South Side Marquette Park neighborhood.

The 17-year-olds were standing at the mouth of an alley at 3:05 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Western Avenue when two males approached in a vehicle, police said. One of the males rolled down a window, pulled out a gun and started shooting.

One teen was shot in the abdomen and the other was shot in the leg, police said. Both were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where their conditions stabilized.

Two juveniles were taken in for questioning as persons of interest, police said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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