CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 16-year-old boy was shot and critically wounded while inside his home in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Thursday morning, Chicago police said.
The shooting occurred in the 4200-block of West Walton Street at about 2:06 a.m., police said.
The victim was in his bedroom when police said a family member shot at him.
The victim was shot in the chest and left arm and transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said.
A weapon was recovered, and 18-year-old Owen Brown has been charged with aggravated battery, police said. He is believed to be a family member of the victim. Area Four detectives are investigating.
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