15-year-old boy shot in East Garfield Park

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A 15-year-old boy was shot Sunday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

The boy was standing in the 600 block of South California Avenue at 12:02 p.m. when someone exited a car and fired shots, police said.

He was shot once in the hip and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.

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The boy was transported to Lurie’s Children’s Hospital in good condition, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt.
Two years ago, Chicago Police Officer Lowell Houser was sentenced to 10 years in prison after being convicted of second-degree murder in the 2017 shooting of Jose Nieves.
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Tyshon Brownlee, 19, was charged in the shooting of Dakotah Earley earlier this month. “This defendant committed this crime spree and basically terrorized this neighborhood with armed robbery after armed robbery after armed robbery,” a prosecutor said.
The shooting happened just after 3 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Western Avenue, down the street from Finkl Academy, Chicago police said.