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Mother and teenage daughter shot in gang crossfire

A woman and her teenage daughter were wounded by gang-related crossfire Saturday night as their family returned home from a wedding, police reported.

At least two cars were circling the 2200 block of East of 108th Street, police said, and opened fire at each other about 11:40 p.m. The family was getting out of a car in front of their home when the shooting began. Authorities said the family was not the target of the shooting.

The woman was shot in the arm and her 14-year-old daughter was shot in the torso, according to Sgt. Duane Kelliher, who did not identify the victims. He said the girl was in critical condition at a local hospital and the mother was in stable condition.

Kelliher said investigators were looking for two white vehicles, a compact car and a sport utility vehicle.

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