Boy, 12, struck by stray bullet on Far South Side

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A 12-year-old boy was struck by stray gunfire Saturday afternoon in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side.

At 4:19 p.m., the boy was standing in the 300 block of East 130th Street when two males started shooting at each other, according to Chicago Police.

He suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition, police said.

Police said the boy wasn’t the intended target of the shooting.

Area South detectives were investigating.

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