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2-Year-Old Girl Among 5 Children, Teens Shot This Weekend In Chicago

No one was in custody in any of the shootings.

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 — Five children and teens, including a victim as young as 2, were shot this weekend in Chicago.

The 2-year-old girl was shot about 7 p.m. Friday. She was in the backseat of a car in the 2800 block of West 26th Street in Little Village when someone in another car drove up and fired shots, police said. The girl was hit in her leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was in good condition.

The next day, at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, a 14-year-old boy was in the 7900 block of South Lafayette Avenue in Chatham when someone shot him, police said. The boy was hit in his knee and taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where his condition was not available but he had stabilized, police said.

Three of the shootings happened Sunday.

At 4:50 p.m., a 17-year-old was in the 700 block of North Leamington Avenue in Austin when a man walked up and fired shots, police said. The teen was hit in his chest and leg.

The 17-year-old was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.

At 7 p.m., another 17-year-old was shot. The teen was walking in the 1400 block of West 80th Street when someone walked up to him and fired shots, police said.

The teen was shot in his right arm and taken to Christ Medical Center, where he was in good condition, police said.

An hour later, about 8 p.m., a 13-year-old boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 3700 block of South Wood Street in McKinley Park when someone drove up and fired shots, police said. The boy was hit in his head and neck.

The boy was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said.

No one was in custody in any of the shootings.