17-year-old boy hurt in Humboldt Park shooting

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A teenage boy suffered gunshot wounds to his shoulder and ankle Saturday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

The 17-year-old boy told investigators he heard shots and realized he’d been hit about 12:36 p.m. in the 800 block of North Lawndale, according to Chicago Police. The shooter left the area in a four-door, gray vehicle, according to Chicago Police.

The boy was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

Area North detectives are investigating.


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