16-year-old boy wounded in Bronzeville drive-by shooting

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A 16-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting Thursday night in Bronzeville on the South Side.

He was walking on the sidewalk around 9:15 p.m. in the 4300 block of South Michigan when someone in a passing car shot him in the left leg, according to the police, who said he was taken to Stroger Hospital.

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