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Boy, 15, wounded in Lawndale shooting

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A teenage boy was wounded in a shooting Monday evening in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The 15-year-old was shot in the right leg at 6:25 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Karlov, according to Chicago Police.

He took himself to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Further details were not immediately available.

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