1 teen killed, 1 critically injured in Riis Park shooting

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- One teenager is dead and one is critically injured in a shooting in Riis Park in the Belmont Central neighborhood Wednesday evening, police say.

The shooting happened shortly before 6 p.m. in Riis Park in the 6300-block of West Fullerton Avenue. At least one teenager was hit in the chest, police say.

Police say a male approached the teens on foot and fired shots before fleeing. Both were taken to Loyola Hospital in critical condition where one of them later died.

Police say the shooting is gang-related and under investigation.