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Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings

A 15-year-old boy and two others were killed in shootings on the West Side.

One shooting happened at the playground of Ward Elementary School near Ohio and North Lawndale.

Someone opened fire nearby and struck 15-year-old Ed Cooper in the chest.

Moments after that shooting, a woman was shot multiple times near 16th and South Drake.

The gunman may have been her boyfriend.

A SWAT team was called to the scene after the gunman prompted a standoff with police.

In West Garfield Park, a man was shot while sitting inside his car at a gas station at Pulaski and Van Buren.

No suspect is in custody.

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