Teenage boy shot in West Garfield Park

The 17-year-old heard shots and realized he was hit in the 700 block of South Independence Boulevard, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

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A 17-year-old boy was shot Oct. 11, 2020, in the 700 block of South Independence Boulevard.

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A teenage boy was shot in the leg in West Garfield Park Sunday afternoon.

The 17-year-old heard shots and realized he was hit about 4:30 p.m. in the 700 block of South Independence Boulevard, Chicago police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

No one is in custody, and Area Four detectives are investigating.

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