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16-year-old boy shot in leg in Chicago Lawn

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A 16-year-old boywas shot Monday morning in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

He was walking in an alley in the 6800 block of South Washtenaw at 9:09 a.m. when a black minivan drove down the alley, almost striking him, according to Chicago Police.

Someone in the van then fired shots, striking the victim in the left leg, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in good condition.

The van drove away after the shooting, and no one is in custody.

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