Boy, 15, shot in leg while sleeping in basement in Englewood

Sunday, September 11, 2016
Chicago police on the scene where a boy was shot while sleeping in a basement.
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CHICAGO -- A 15-year-old boy was wounded in the leg while he was sleeping in a basement bedroom in the Englewood neighborhood Sunday morning, Chicago police said.

The boy was in a home in the 6000-block of South Wood Street at about 3:40 a.m. Police said shots were fired and a bullet went through the floor, hitting the victim.

The teen was sleeping at the time and was taken to Comer Children's Hospital in good condition, police said.

Police are not sure if the bullet came from in or outside the home.

Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report