Chicago shooting leaves 12-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl wounded

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A 12-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were wounded in a drive-by shooting on Chicago’s West Side Saturday afternoon, according to the Chicago Police Department. 

The two kids were walking out of a business around 3:23 p.m. when a car approached and two gunmen fired multiple shots from inside the vehicle, according to authorities. 

The 12-year-old boy received a graze wound to his hip while the 15-year-old girl was struck in the calf and ankle. Both of them were transported to a local hospital in good condition. 

Later, a 25-year-old man transported himself to a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds and was also listed in good condition. 

The suspects fled and no arrests have been made. 

Seven shootings on Saturday left a dozen people wounded in Chicago, according to the police department. Shootings are up 9% so far this year compared to the same time frame in 2020. 

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