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CRIME: Shootings In Back of the Yards Neighborhood

Shortly after 6 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Coles Avenue in the city’s South Shore neighborhood a man in his eary 20s was shot while standing on the corner when someone in a car drove past and shot him in his left thigh. Early reports indicate the man was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and in good condition.

Another man was shot just an hour and a half later. An 18-year-old man was shot in the back around 7:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of South Campbell Avenue, police said.

The man was outside when he heard gunfire and realized he had been shot. He was taken in fair condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.