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Two Boys, 12 and 14, Shot and Wounded While Passing Through Albany Park

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Two teenage boys were shot and wounded Friday night in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Around 11:40 p.m., the two boys, 12 and 14, were in the rear seat of a vehicle traveling north on Albany Avenue near Lawrence when someone in an SUV shot at the vehicle, according to Chicago police.

The 12-year-old was shot in his leg, and the 14-year-old in the back of the neck, police said.

Both were taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center where the 14-year-old is listed in critical condition and the 12-year-old’s condition was stabilized, police said.

No one was in custody.

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