Teen injured in Grand Crossing hit-and-run, CPD says

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 13-year-old boy was injured in hit-and-run in Chicago's Grand Crossing neighborhood Wednesday.

Chicago police said the boy was crossing the street near 72nd and Stony Island shortly after 2 p.m. when he was struck by a driver going southbound on Stony Island.

The driver didn't stop and took off after hitting the boy, police said.

The boy was taken to Comer Children's Hospital for cuts to his head and pain in his right shoulder. Police are searching for the driver who hit him.

Police have not yet released a vehicle description, but are asking anyone with information to contact them.

The Chicago Fire Department initially reported the victim was a girl, and that the incident took place in South Shore.

This is a developing story. Check back with ABC7Chicago.com for updates.
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