Teen boy hurt in Back of the Yards shooting

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A teenage boy was injured in a shooting Friday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

The boy, 16, was standing in a backyard about 8:40 p.m. in the 4800 block of South Hermitage when someone walked by and fired at him, police said.

He was shot in the leg and taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

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