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Teen, Man Wounded In South Deering Shooting

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A 16-year-old boy and another man were shot in the South Deering neighborhood on the South Side late Thursday.

About 11:15 p.m., the two were standing on the sidewalk in the 9800 block of South Bensley Avenue when an unknown male wearing all black walked up and opened fire, police said.

The boy was shot in the left arm and taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in “stable” condition, while the man, 37, was shot in the right hip and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, also in “stable” condition, police said.

No one was in custody as Area South detectives investigate.

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