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Teen charged with recklessly firing gun in Edgewater Beach

The boy, who remains unnamed because he is being charged as a juvenile, was arrested Wednesday morning.

A 31-year-old man was fatally shot Oct. 17, 2021, in West Garfield Park.
He is charged with a felony count of reckless discharge of a firearm, police said.
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A teenage boy has been charged with shooting a gun Monday in Edgewater Beach on the North Side.

The 17-year-old was allegedly identified on surveillance video as the person who fired shots about 8:45 p.m. in the 1000 block of West Hollywood Avenue, Chicago police said. No injuries were reported.

The boy, who remains unnamed because he is being charged as a juvenile, was arrested Wednesday morning in the 1100 block of West Ardmore Avenue, about a block from the shooting, police said.

He is charged with a felony count of reckless discharge of a firearm, police said. He is due for a bail hearing at 1100 S. Hamilton Ave. on Thursday.

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