Boy, 16, shot in Brighton Park

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SHARE Boy, 16, shot in Brighton Park

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side Tuesday night.

The teen was shot in the leg about 8:50 p.m. in the 2900 block of West 38th Street, police said.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

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The group of five, ranging in age from 16 to 33, were on the sidewalk in the 800 block of South Karlov Avenue about 1:30 a.m. when a fight broke out and shots were fired.
The man, whose age was unknown, was on a sidewalk in the 5700 block of South Carpenter Street when someone opened fire, striking him in the head and body.
A woman and man, 27 and 25, were in a car in the 2900 block of West 31st Street about 11:45 p.m. when someone opened fire, police said.