Teen shot on South Side

October 8, 2009 11:03:39 AM PDT
A 17-year-old girl is hospitalized after being shot on Saturday night on the city's South Side. It happened on South Prairie Avenue near the Altgeld Gardens community.

The girl was struck in the neck and was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. She was reported to be in critical condition.

Police have been looking for witnesses to provide further information about the shooting.