Several streets from where another adolescent was wounded about 45 minutes earlier, a 16-year-old kid was shot and killed on Sunday afternoon in the Golden Gate neighbourhood on the South Side.
The 16-year-old was shot in the chest on a sidewalk in the 13100 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue at about 4:05 p.m., according to Chicago police.
Police reported that after being transferred to the University of Chicago Medical Center, he passed away.
No one was detained. Detectives in the area are looking.
Three blocks away, a 17-year-old teenager was shot about 45 minutes ago. The teen was shot in the leg at about 3:20 in the afternoon, according to police, while he was in the 13200 block of South Langley Avenue. He was admitted to the hospital in good condition.