Boy, 11, injured in Burnside shooting is 54th child shot in city so far this year: Chicago police

Chicago violence: 54 juveniles have been shot in Chicago this year; 13 have died
CHICAGO (WLS) -- An 11-year-old boy is recovering Tuesday morning after being shot on Chicago's Far South Side Monday afternoon.

He was hit by a bullet in the 800-block of East 89th Street in Burnside.

This happened just before 3 p.m.

The boy was hit in the leg when shots rang out.

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Chopper7 was over the scene before the boy was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.

Police said a weapon was also recovered on the scene.

Trevor Reed, 19, was arrested shortly after the incident occurred, police said. He was later charged with aggravated use of a weapon and possession of a controlled substance.

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Reed was to appear in bond court Tuesday.

So far, 54 juveniles have been shot in Chicago this year, and 13 have died.

Sun-Times Media contributed to this report.

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