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Man killed, teen seriously hurt in South Chicago shooting

A man was killed and a teenage boy seriously wounded in a Thursday night shooting in South Chicago.

The pair was walking down an alley just before 8 pm at the 8300 block of South Houston Street when three males began shooting at them, the Chicago police said.

The man, 21, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, the police said.

The boy, 17, was struck in the leg and hand, police said. He was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in serious condition.

The shooters fled the scene, according to police.

There was no one in custody.

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