Teen killed, father wounded in shooting outside Northwest Side restaurant

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A teenager was killed and his father wounded in a shooting this afternoon on the Near West Side.

16-year-old Adam Lara and his 49-year-old father Uriel were leaving a restaurant around 3:30 p.m. near Kenneth and Diversery when witnesses say two people walked up to their car and open fired.

Uriel was hit in the back and Adam was hit in the head.

The teen died from his wounds, his father is in critical condition at Illinois Masonic Hospital.

Police are investigating. They believe it was gang related.




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