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A 15-year-old boy and his 12-year-old sister were shot in their SUV while they were sitting at a red light on the city’s south side late Monday night.

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The shooting occurred at South Street and the South Loop at approximately 11 p.m. According to the victims’ mother, Aurelia Hunter, her son Steven was driving with a friend in the passenger seat; his sister D’Asia, 12, was in the back seat.

After the shooting, Steven was able to drive home where Hunter’s fiancĂ© then drove the two children to a fire station for help.


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Hunter’s son was shot three times, her daughter once; both are in need of surgery. The friend in the passenger seat was uninjured.

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