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Teen, 2 Adults Injured in Shooting at South Side Candy Stand

The shooting was reported at around 5:30 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Drexel

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A 14-year-old boy and two adults were injured in a shooting Friday evening at a candy stand in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on Chicago's South Side, police said.

At approximately 5:30 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Drexel, the 14-year-old, a 21-year-old male and 27-year-old female were on a sidewalk when they were approached by an unknown vehicle and someone inside fired shots.

Arnese Bickart said her 27-year-old daughter-in-law, Evita London, was selling snowcones when the gunshots rang out.

"She's eight months pregnant... who shoots at a pregnant woman?" Bickart said.

Terrell Bickart, 21, who is in a wheelchair, sustained gunshot wound to the arm and was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

London suffered a gunshot wound and was also taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Courtney Dorsey, 14, who was riding his bike nearby, was struck in the face and taken to Comer Children's Hospital.

All three individuals are expected to survive.

"I’m grateful.. been praying.. Lord answered prayers today," Arnese Bickart said.

The motive for the shooting isn't clear, and no arrests have been made, according to police.

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