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Teen Feels Guilty, Confesses to 2014 Robbery, Prosecutors Say

Marentes, who was 16 at the time, and an unknown accomplice are accused of stealing $3,000 and an employee's cell phone from the corner store at 4958 S. Wolcott Ave.

Marentes, of the 4700 block of South Paulina Street, was charged with armed robbery. On Thursday, Cook County Judge Peggy Chiampas ordered him held in lieu of $10,000 bail.

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Nine Shot In Chicago Since Tuesday Afternoon

The man was in the 5000 block of South Marshfield Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right leg, and his condition stabilized.

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About 1:20 a.m., a 26-year-old man was driving southbound in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue when a gunman opened fire from the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.

He was on a sidewalk about 11:10 p.m. in the 8700 block of South Wabash Avenue when two people walked up and one of them shot him in the leg. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with a gunshot wound to the lower left leg and his condition stabilized, police said.

The car was in the 3600 block of West 85th Place at 8:35 p.m. when someone in a nearby SUV shot her in the neck and cheek. She was taken to Christ Medical Center, where her condition had stabilized, police said.

The 17-year-old was standing on the sidewalk at 8:30 p.m. with two other people in the 5500 block of West Fulton Street when someone fired at them from an alley, police said. He was shot in the lower left leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

About 5 p.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the right hand and hip in the 1600 block of West Juneway Terrace, and at 6 p.m. a 23-year-old man was shot in the left arm in an unrelated drive-by attack in the 1300 block of West Greenleaf Avenue, police said.

About 5 p.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the right hand and hip in the 1600 block of West Juneway Terrace, and at 6 p.m. a 23-year-old man was shot in the left arm in an unrelated drive-by attack in the 1300 block of West Greenleaf Avenue, police said.

A 44-year-old man’s leg was grazed by a bullet in the 7800 block of South South Shore Drive, police said. He declined medical treatment.

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