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Person Of Interest Questioned In Shooting That Hurt Three Teens

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(STMW) — Police are questioning a 13-year-old boy in a shooting that wounded three teenagers in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood Monday evening.

The three were standing on the corner in the 9700 block of South Lowe Avenue about 6 p.m. when a group of males approached and one started firing, police said. The group then ran away.

A 14-year-old boy was shot in the right thigh and was in “stable” condition, and another 14-year-old boy was shot in the head and body, and was in critical condition. Both were taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers in Evergreen Park.

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the head and armpit and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said.

Detectives are questioning the boy in the case Tuesday evening, according to police, who declined to release further details.

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