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Boy, 16, fatally shot in Back of the Yards

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A 16-year-old boy diedFriday night after he was shot multiple times in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

Diego Alvaradowas outside about 6:40 p.m. near his home in the 4800 block of South Throop when he heard gunfire and was hit in the back, groin and arm, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Alvaradowas taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:32 p.m., authorities said.

Track all of the city’s shootings over Thanksgiving weekend here.

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