8-year-old, 14-year-old wounded in separate Chicago shootings

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CHICAGO – An 8-year-old and 14-year-old were shot in separate Chicago shootings, just 30 minutes apart Wednesday night.

Police say just before 10 p.m., a 14-year-old boy was in a group on the sidewalk in the 100 block of E. 102nd Street, when someone in a vehicle pulled up and fired shots. The teen was struck in the right leg.

He was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital and is expected to be OK, according to police. No one is in custody.

In another incident, officers were dispatched around 10:30 p.m. to the 700 block of South Karlov Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the report of a shooting.

Police said the boy and three men, ages 26, 26 and 36, were standing on the sidewalk when someone in a black SUV fired shots. All four were shot.

The boy was transported to Stroger Hospital in fair condition with gunshot wounds to both legs. The men who were shot were transported in fair condition.

No suspects are in custody as Area Four Detectives continue to investigate.

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