2 teens shot, 1 fatally, in South Shore

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two teens were shot, one fatally, in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood.

A 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy were standing in the street in the 7900-block of South Merrill Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Monday when a red vehicle pulled up to them.

Police said someone got out of the vehicle and opened fire before getting back in and driving away.

The 16-year-old boy was shot multiple times and died at the scene, police said. The 17-year-old boy was shot in the back and taken to South Shore Hospital in serious condition.

Police said both victims are documented gang members.