Boy, 15, critically hurt in Grand Crossing shooting

The boy was speaking to another male when he opened fire, striking him in the back, just after 4 p.m. in the 900 block of East 78th Street.

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At least 26 people were shot in Chicago in the first night of the weekend.

A boy, 15, was shot Apr. 22, 2022, in Grand Crossing.

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A 15-year-old boy was critically hurt in a shooting Friday afternoon in Grand Crossing on the South Side.

The boy was speaking to another male when he opened fire, striking him in the back, just after 4 p.m. in the 900 block of East 78th Street, Chicago police said.

He was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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