Two Teens Shot in Back of the Yards

By Geoff Ziezulewicz on February 14, 2013 7:14am 

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CHICAGO — Two teens were injured in a shooting Wednesday afternoon in Back of the Yards.

The boys, ages 15 and 17, were walking eastbound in the 1600 block of West 49th Street about 4:45 p.m. when the gunman emerged from an alley and shot at them multiple times, striking both teens, police said.

The 15-year-old was shot in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said.

The 17-year-old was struck in the buttocks and taken to the hospital in stable condition, police said.

The gunman was seen fleeing north into a nearby alley after the shooting, police said. No suspects are in custody.

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