16-year-old boy critically wounded in Englewood shooting

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A 16-year-old boy was shot in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side Monday evening.

At 5:27 p.m., the teen was walking in an alley in the 500 block of West 61st Street when he heard shots and felt pain. Three people were seen running southbound from the alley after the shooting, police said.

The teen suffered a gunshot wound to the upper back and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said.

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Officers responded about 1:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of Leach Drive, where they found one person with a gunshot wound. The assailant fled on foot, police say.