2 teens shot while playing basketball on Far South Side

CHICAGO -- Two teenage boys were shot Sunday on Chicago's Far South Side.

The two boys, ages 16 and 17, were playing basketball in the 10000-block of South Crandon Avenue at 3:04 p.m. when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired 8 shots, according to Chicago Police.

The 17-year-old boy was shot in the back and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious condition, police said. The 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg and took himself to Advocate Trinity Hospital in good condition.

Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2016.)
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