Boy, 15, shot in Woodlawn, Chicago police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Monday, August 31, 2020
Boy, 15, critically injured in Woodlawn drive-by shooting
Chicago police investigate after a 15-year-old boy was shot in the lower back in the Woodlawn neighborhood.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A teenager was shot and wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood on Chicago's South Side Sunday.

Police said the 15-year-old boy was shot in the lower back by someone in a silver sedan in the 1200-block of E. 63rd Street around 8:30 p.m.

The teen was driven to Jackson Park Hospital in critical condition, police said. He was later transferred to University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital.

Police have not released any details about the circumstances of the shooting.

No one is in custody. Area One detectives are investigating.