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Baby Grazed By Bullet, 2 Men Shot on City's South Side

A 6-month-old baby sustained a graze wound to the leg

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    Baby Grazed By Bullet, 2 Men Shot on City's South Side

    A baby was grazed by a bullet, and two men were injured in a shooting on Friday evening on Chicago's South Side, police said.

    The two men were standing on a sidewalk at approximately 5:18 p.m. in the 1900 block of East 71st Street when they were struck by gunfire.

    A 28-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and knee, and was taken to the hospital in serious condition. A 65-year-old man was shot once in the foot, and went to the hospital in good condition, police confirmed. 

    A 6-month-old baby boy sustained a graze wound to the leg, and was transported to Comer Children's Hospital in good condition. 

    Chicago's Gun Violence Draws Attention at Capitol

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    (Published Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019)

    The shooting remained under investigation Friday evening. 

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