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Authorities are investigating shootings that left a 15-year-old boy dead and four other people including a 16-year-old girl wounded on Sunday, police said.The boy, 15, was killed and a 16-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet in the 1600 block of South St....

Boy, 15, fatally shot, 4 others wounded in Sunday shootings

Authorities are investigating shootings that left a 15-year-old boy dead and four other people including a 16-year-old girl wounded on Sunday, police said.The boy, 15, was killed and a 16-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet in the 1600 block of South St....

Boy, 15, fatally shot, 4 others wounded in Sunday shootings

Authorities are investigating shootings that left a 15-year-old boy dead and four other people including a 16-year-old girl wounded on Sunday, police said.

The boy, 15, was killed and a 16-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet in the 1600 block of South St. Louis Avenue in city's Lawndale neighborhood about 6:35 p.m., police said.

Police said the teens were in a gangway when a gray sedan drove by and someone inside opened fire.

Both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where the boy, who was shot in the back, was pronounced dead. The female suffered a graze wound to her back.

No one has been arrested and Area Central detectives are investigating.

Police closed St Louis between 16th and 18th Streets while detectives investigated.

Neighbors said they heard two volleys of gunfire - the first further south on St. Louis that prompted a crowd to run north and the second after a silver car turned north onto St Louis after going the wrong way on 18th Street.

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In a separate attack, a 28-year-old man was shot in the right forearm about 7:55 p.m. while walking in the 11700 block of South Wallace Avenue in the city's West Pullman neighborhood, police said.

He was taken in fair condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. 

Earlier, a 24-year-old man was shot in the 700 block of East 67th Street in the West Woodlawn neighborhood about 11:40 a.m.

The man sustained a gun shot wound to the leg when an offender in a vehicle shot at the victim standing on the sidewalk. Victim is in good condition at Northwestern University Hospital.

Authorities said he was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where the gunshot wound in his leg was tended to and his condition was stabilized.

No arrests have been made, and the case remains under investigation. 

Earlier, a man was shot while walking down the sidewalk in Englewood, officers said.

According to a media briefing, a 24-year-old was struck during a drive-by shooting in the 6900 block of South Morgan Street. As a gray sedan drove past, he was shot at by an unidentified man in the car.

The 24-year-old was hit in both legs and both feet, officials said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition, police said.

No one is in custody, and the case remains under investigation. Police said they believe the shooting was gang-related.

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