15-year-old boy charged with shooting another teen in Midlothian
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A 15-year-old boy has been charged with shooting another teenager Thursday afternoon in southwest suburban Midlothian.
Authorities were called at 4:21 p.m. about a shooting near 148th Street and Keystone Avenue, according to a statement from Midlothian police. Officers arrived to find the 17-year-old boy with a single gunshot wound to the torso.
He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized, police said.
The 15-year-old suspect was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, police said. He will be transported from the Midlothian police station to the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center.