15-year-old boy shot in Elgin

A 15-year-old boy was shot Wednesday night in northwest suburban Elgin.

At 9:26 p.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Keep Avenue for a report of shots fired, according to a statement from Elgin police.

A short time later, a 15-year-old boy was found in a different location suffering gunshot wounds that did not appear to be life-threatening, police said. He was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin.

The Gang Crimes Unit responded to the scene and is conducting the investigation, police said.

Anyone with information should call police at (847) 289-2507. Anonymous tips can be provided at (847) 695-4195, or by texting 847411 and including ELGINPD in the beginning of the text.

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