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14-year-old among those injured after being struck by gunfire at 63rd St. beach

A 30-year-old male and a 31-year-old male were also struck by gunfire, police said

Three people including a 14-year-old girl were hospitalized after they were struck by gunfire late Monday near 63rd Street Beach, according to police.

Chicago Police said officers responded at 10:02 p.m. to the 6200 block of South Lake Shore Drive for reports of a person shot.

Upon arrival officers found three victims had been struck by gunfire.

A 30-year-old male victim sustained a gunshot wound to the leg, and a 31-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound to the back, police said. Both were transported to nearby hospitals where they were listed in fair condition.

In addition, a 14-year-old female sustained two gunshot wounds to the leg and was also transported to a nearby hospital, police said. She was last listed in fair condition.

A preliminary investigation revealed a male suspect fled the scene on a bicycle after discharging a firearm, police said.

No one was in custody and detectives are investigating, police said.

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