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Near West Side Shooting Wounds 2 Teens

The shooting happened Wednesday night in the 2100 block of West Washington Street, police said.

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 — Two 17-year-old boys were shot Wednesday night in the Near West Side, police said.

At 6 p.m., the boys were in the 2100 block of West Washington Street when they were shot, police said. One of the teens was hit in his upper body and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

The other teen was hit in his arm. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as “stable,” police said.

No one was in custody, police said. An investigation was ongoing.

No further information was immediately available.