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Up to 13 shot, including 3-year-old, in Chicago

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Up to 13 people were shot in Chicago Thursday night, including a 3-year-old, according to various news agencies.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office told a Chicago Sun-Times reporter that no deaths were reported.

Officials said the child and two other victims were in critical condition, according to the Associated Press.

The shootings happened at about 10:15 p.m. at a basketball court in the city's Back of the Yard's neighborhood on the South Side, according to the Sun-Times.

A witness, Julian Harris, who said his 3-year-old nephew was wounded in the cheek, told the Sun-Times: "They hit the light pole next to me, but I ducked down and ran into the house."

People at the scene said two people may have been firing weapons, WBBM reported. No one was in custody, according to the station.

No one with information could be reached at the Chicago Police Department.

Melanie Eversley, USA TODAY

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