Boy, 12, shot in chest in Gage Park

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A 12-year-old boy was shot in the chest Thursday night in Chicago's Gage Park neighborhood. (WLS)

A 12-year-old boy was shot in the chest Thursday night in Chicago's Gage Park neighborhood.

Police said the boy was shot just after 9 p.m. in the 3000-block of W. 54th Street. A witness told ABC7 the gunman was in a car and drove off after the shooting.

Fire department officials said the boy was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

Police continue to investigate.

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