Chicago shooting: 13-year-old boy shot, seriously wounded in South Shore, police say

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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A Chicago shooting left a 13-year-old boy seriously hurt in the South Shore neighborhood's 2100 block of East 71st Place, the police department said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 13-year-old boy was seriously hurt in a shooting on the city's South Side Tuesday afternoon, Chicago police said.

The boy was on a sidewalk in the South Shore neighborhood's 2100 block of East 71st Place when an unknown person shot him in the arm and leg, police said.

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He was transported to Comer Children's Hospital in serious condition, police said.

Area One Detectives are investigating. Police did not provide further information about the shooting.

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