A 16-year-old boy was shot dead and eight others were wounded in separate attacks from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday, police said.
The boy, Kahari Stovall, of the 7300 block of South East End Avenue, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 3:40 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Stovall and a 19-year-old man were coming from a store in the 1300 block of South Lawndale Avenue about 1:10 p.m. when they were shot, police said.
Stovall suffered gunshot wounds to the lower back and abdomen during the Lawndale neighborhood shooting, according to police.
The 19-year-old was shot in the knee and was in good condition at Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.
An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday and police were releasing no further information about the shooting.
Late Wednesday, a man was shot on the left side while he was driving about 11:05 p.m. on the inbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway near West Addison Street, Illinois State Police said.
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