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Boy, 17, shot in the hand in Avondale

A police officer collects shell casings at the scene of a shooting in the 3500 block of North Albany Avenue. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A 17-year-old boy was shot Friday night in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

About 11:40 p.m., the boy was a passenger in a vehicle traveling in the 3500 block of North Albany when someone on the street fired shots at him, Chicago Police said.

The boy was struck in the hand, police said. He was taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital in good condition.

Police laid out evidence markers at a shooting in the 3500 block of North Albany | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Police laid out evidence markers at a shooting in the 3500 block of North Albany | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Shortly after the shooting, a bullet-riddled car was surrounded by police several blocks away in the 3400 block of West Wilson Avenue.

On Albany Avenue, policed placed dozens of evidence markers on the ground.

Area North detectives were investigating the shooting.

An SUV riddled with bullet holes sits at the corner of North Kimble Avenue and West Wilson Avenue Saturday morning. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
An SUV riddled with bullet holes sits at the corner of North Kimble Avenue and West Wilson Avenue Saturday morning. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Dozens of evidence markers litter a sidewalk and the grass at a scene of a shooting Saturday morning in the 3500 block of North Albany Avenue. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Dozens of evidence markers litter a sidewalk and the grass at a scene of a shooting Saturday morning in the 3500 block of North Albany Avenue. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times