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Girl, 6, and woman, shot at memorial picnic in Chicago, report says

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(CBS) CHICAGO - Two men have been charged in connection with the shooting of a 52-year-old woman and a 6-year-old girl from the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood on Friday night, according to CBS Chicago.

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Cook County State Attorney's office spokeswoman, Tandra Simonton, reportedly said Angelo Clark, 17 and Terrence Lynom, 16, are facing two counts each of attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm.

Quianna Tompkins, 6, and a 52-year-old woman were standing on the sidewalk at around 8 p.m. on Friday when Clark and Lynom allegedly started shooting at each other.

The shooting happened at what police said was a memorial picnic for a slain gang member, where Quianna had been brought, a police source told CBS Chicago.  However, a family spokesperson said it was a memorial, but  not for a gang member.

Quianna was reportedly shot in the chest and was listed in critical condition, while the 52-year-old victim suffered a gunshot wound to the right thigh and has been listed in stable condition.

Clark and Lynom are expected to appear in court for a bond hearing on Wednesday, reports the station.

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