Three children among four shot in Lawndale

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Three children, ages 10 to 14, were among four people wounded Friday evening in a West Side Lawndale neighborhood shooting.

About 8 p.m., the children and a 20-year-old man were gathered with other people outside in the 1100 block of South Troy Street when two people fired into the crowd from down the street, according to Chicago Police.

One of the children, a 14-year-old boy, was in critical condition after he was shot in his head, police said.

He and the other children were taken by family or friends to Mount Sinai Hospital before they were transferred to Stroger Hospital, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

A 10-year-old girl was shot in her shoulder and was in good condition, police said. She was taken with an 11-year-old boy who was shot in his foot and was also in good condition.

The 20-year-old man was shot in the hip and groin and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, according to police.

Detectives had not determined who was the intended target of the shooting.