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Girl, 5, And Her Sisters Wounded When 6 Shot In Garfield Park

One of the girls, 14, was critically wounded in the shooting.

A 14-year-old girl who was shot in the head Wednesday was listed in critical condition at Comer Children’s Hospital, officials said.
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CHICAGO — A 5-year-old girl and her teen sisters were among six people shot in Garfield Park on Sunday night.

At 9:54 p.m., three people in a black car fired shots in the 3400 block of West Walnut Street, police said. The driver fled north on Homan Avenue.

The three girls, who are 5, 14 and 15  years old, were sitting in a parked car with a family member when they were shot, police said. They were not thought to be the targets of the shooting. The girls are sisters, according to the Sun-Times.

Three other people — a 17-year-old boy, a 20-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man —  were walking outside when they were also hit by the gunfire, police said.

The victims:
• A 5-year-old girl was hit in her arm and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where her condition was not available but she was listed as “stable,” police said.
• A 14-year-old girl was hit in her chest, abdomen and arm. She was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.
• A 15-year-old girl was hit in her thigh and she was taken to St. Mary Hospital in good condition.
• A 20-year-old woman was hit in her chest and arm. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.
• A 26-year-old man was hit in his thigh and was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.
• A 17-year-old was hit in his foot and he was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

No one was in custody.