3 teens shot, 1 fatally, in West Ridge drive-by, Chicago police say

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Saturday, June 22, 2024
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A Chicago shooting killed a 16-year-old and injured 2 others Friday in West Ridge near North Rockwell and West Hollywood, CPD said.

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Three teenagers were shot and one died Friday evening on the city's North Side.

The shooting happened near North Rockwell Street and West Hollywood Avenue in West Ridge, Chicago Fire Department officials said.

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Chicago police said they responded to the 5600-block of North Rockwell and found three 16-year-old boys who had been struck by gunfire while entering a vehicle.

One was shot in the back and taken to St. Francis Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Another teen was shot in the shoulder and taken to St. Francis Hospital where he is in serious condition. The third victim was struck in the knee and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he is listed in fair condition.

A witness told police the shooter was in a black SUV that fled the scene. No one is currently in custody.

An investigation by Area Three detectives is ongoing.

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