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Two Chicago teenagers in critical condition and one teen hospitalized from shooting incidents across the city on Sunday

Chicago, Illinois – At least three teenagers were injured in shootings that took place around the city of Chicago on Sunday, according to the Chicago Police Department, and two of those teenagers are currently in serious condition at local hospitals.

At approximately 4:52 p.m., as shooting broke out in the neighborhood outside, a young woman of 14 years of age was reportedly safe and sound inside a home located in the 1200 block of West 81st Street.

After being smacked in the face, the young lady was brought to a local hospital, where medical staff described her condition as being life-threatening.

Later on Sunday, two teenagers were injured in separate gunshot incidents that took place about half an hour apart from one another.

At around 7:11 p.m., a 14-year-old man was strolling in the 2500 block of West 70th Street when a person in a dark-colored car opened fire, striking the adolescent in the side and buttocks with bullets. The incident was reported to the police by the victim.

According to the police, he was transported to a local hospital while in stable condition.

Approximately 34 minutes later, in the 8400 block of South Parnell, a male teenager was confronted by a second person who then opened fire on him, striking him in the abdomen and the leg.

The teenager was reportedly hospitalized in a critical condition, according to the police.

The police have not yet detained anyone in connection with any of the shootings, but an investigation has been opened.

As of right now, at least 29 individuals have been shot in Chicago throughout the course of this weekend. There have been at least five fatalities among these people, and at least twenty-two people have been injured.

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