Chicago shooting: Boy, 17, shot near Walgreens in Edgewater

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
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Chicago police said a group approached the 17-year-old in a Walgreens parking lot when one of them pulled out a gun and started firing.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 17-year-old boy was shot in a parking lot in the Edgewater neighborhood on Chicago's North Side Wednesday, according to police.

Chicago police said the teen was shot in the 6100-block of North Broadway around 12:50 p.m.

Investigators taped off the entrance to a Walgreens in the area as they investigated the midday shooting.

Police said a group approached the victim in a parking lot, then one of them pulled out a gun and started firing.

The victim was shot in the back and was taken to St. Francis Hospital in good condition.

Area Three detectives are investigating. So far, no one is in custody.