16-year-old boy shot in Austin

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A 16-year-old boy was shot Monday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

He was walking at 3:10 p.m. in the 300 block of North Laramie when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the buttocks, according to Chicago Police.

The teenager was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.


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