2 teens among 3 shot Wednesday across Chicago

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Two teens were among at least three people shot Wednesday across Chicago.

Two 16-year-old boys were in critical condition after a drive-by shooting in Garfield Park Wednesday, Chicago police said. The boys were standing on the 3800 block of West Gladys Avenue around 5:20 p.m. when someone in a passing car fired shots, striking one boy in the abdomen and one boy in the head, according to police.

One of the boys went to Stroger Hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head. The other boy went to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was also in critical condition.

Earlier Wednesday, a person was walking in the 9500 block of South Ashland Avenue when she was shot in the neck, police said. She was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital, where she was listed in critical condition, officials said.

An 18-year-old man was killed and four other people were injured in shootings Tuesday across Chicago.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire & Chicago Sun-Times 2022. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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