8-year-old boy, woman shot in Alt­geld Gar­dens

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An 8-year-old boy and a 27-year-old woman were struck by stray bul­lets Thurs­day in Alt­geld Gar­dens on the Far South Side.

The pair were out­side about 8:40 p.m. when some­one walked up and shot at a nearby male in the 700 block of East 132nd Street, Chicago po­lice said.

One bul­let went through the boy’s back, while an­other grazed him on the arm, po­lice said. He was taken to Comer Chil­dren’s Hospi­tal in good con­di­tion.

The woman was taken to the Univer­sity of Chicago Med­i­cal Cen­ter with gun­shot wounds to her ab­domen and leg, po­lice said. She was in fair con­di­tion.

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