Boy, 16, shot in Greater Grand Crossing

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A teenage boy was shot in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side Thursday afternoon.

The shooting happened in the 1100 block of East 72nd Street at 4:05 p.m., police said.

A gray or silver truck pulled up, and a male inside fired shots toward the 16-year-old boy, striking him in the leg, police said. The truck then drove off.

The boy was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

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