Boy badly beaten in N. Side neighborhood

October 1, 2009 4:24:50 PM PDT
A Chicago Public School student is in critical condition after being beaten by three other teenagers.It happened on Wednesday night in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side.

Police have not been able to interview the 14-year-old victim.

The 9th grader at Mather High is being treated for serious head injuries.

No arrests have been made.

People in the neighborhood tell us they generally feel safe but are concerned about violence involving young people all over the city.

Wednesday night's attack comes just one week after the fatal beating of another teenager on Chicago's South Side.


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