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Boy, 12, grazed by stray bullet while inside Roseland home

A bullet pierced a wall Thursday and grazed the 12-year-old in the neck, police said.

A boy was wounded in a shooting in Roseland.
A boy was hurt in a shooting in the 100 block of West 114th Street, Nov. 28, 2019, in Roseland.
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A 12-year-old boy is recovering Thursday after he was wounded when a stray bullet burst into a Roseland home, according to police.

About 3:45 p.m., the boy was inside a home in the 100 block of West 114th Street when gunfire erupted nearby and a bullet came through a wall and grazed his neck, according to Chicago police.

He was taken to Comer Children Hospital, where he was listed in good condition, police said.

Investigators believe the shots were fired in the 11300 block of South Perry Avenue after shell casing were found there, police said.

A law enforcement source said it didn’t appear that the boy was the intended target of the shooting.

No arrests have been reported. Area South detectives are investigating.

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