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Boy, 16, shot in arm on NW Side

The 16-year-old was on the street when he heard gunshots and felt pain in the 5200 block of North Natchez Avenue, according to Chicago police.

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the arm Aug. 22, 2019, in the 5200 block of North Natchez Avenue.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the arm Aug. 22, 2019, in the 5200 block of North Natchez Avenue.
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A teenage boy was shot in the arm Thursday in Union Ridge on the Northwest Side.

The 16-year-old was on the street about 12:30 p.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain in the 5200 block of North Natchez Avenue, according to Chicago police.

He was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge with a gunshot wound to his right arm, police said. His condition was stabilized.

Area North detectives are investigating.