17-year-old boy wounded in North Side shooting

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A 17-year-old boy was shot Saturday night in the Lathrop Homes neighborhood on the North Side.

He was walking at 11:48 p.m. on the sidewalk in the 2600 block of North Hoyne when another male walked up and fired shots, striking the teenager in the right thigh, according to Chicago Police.

The teenager was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

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