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Teen shot in Austin park

A 17-year-old boy was shot Sunday night at Galewood Park, 5729 W. Bloomingdale Ave. | Network Video Productions

A 17-year-old boy was shot in an Austin neighborhood park Sunday night on the West Side.

He was at Galewood Park, 5729 W. Bloomingdale Ave., when he heard shots about 9:30 p.m. and realized he’d been hit in the right arm, according to Chicago Police.

The boy was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Investigators think the shooting was gang-related.