17-year-old boy shot multiple times in Elgin

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A teenage boy was shot late Monday night in northwest suburban Elgin.

The 17-year-old was shot several times about 11:50 p.m. in the 1000 block of Villa Street, according to Elgin police.

The victim told police he was “in the area with friends when he was shot by an unknown offender, ” police said.

His injuries were not considered life-threatening.

The police Gang Crimes Unit is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call police at (847) 289-2646; leave an anonymous tip on the crime line at (847) 695-4195; or text 847411 and including ELGINPD in the beginning of the text.

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