Boy, 16, shot in West Englewood

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A 16-year-old boy was shot Sunday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

About 12:20 p.m., the teenager was walking in the 7300 block of South Damen when he heard shots ring out and realized he’d been shot in the leg, police said.

He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition stabilized, police said.

A police source said the teen had documented gang affiliations.

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The teenager was in fair condition after being shot in the 7200 block of South Laflin Avenue.
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