17-year-old boy shot, wounded in Rogers Park

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A 17-year-old boy was shot in a leg as he walked in the 1500 block of West Farwell Avenue in Rogers Park around 1:30 a.m. Friday, according to the police.

He was being treated at Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said.

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