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Teenage Girl Killed, 5 Others Wounded in Second Lawndale Overnight Shooting: Police

A teenage girl was killed and five other people, including an 11-year-old boy, were wounded in Lawndale’s second shooting early Sunday on the Southwest Side, police said.

About 2:35 a.m., several people were standing on a sidewalk in the 1300 block of South Millard Avenue when two males approached on foot and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

A 17-year-old girl suffered a gunshot wound to her face and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t released details about her death.

Among the wounded was a 21-year-old woman who was in critical condition with a gunshot wound to her back and arm, according to police. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.

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Two boys, ages 11 and 14, were shot in their legs and were taken to Mount Sinai, where their conditions stabilized, police said. A second 17-year-old girl was shot in her arm and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where her condition stabilized.

The sixth victim, a 17-year-old boy, suffered a gunshot wound to his leg and was taken to Rush University Medical Center, where his condition stabilized.

No one was in custody early Sunday as Area Central detectives conducted a homicide investigation.

Hour earlier, four people were shot at a block party in the same neighborhood.

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