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Teen shot in Heart of Chicago

The 16-year-old was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said. 

A teenage boy was shot June 6, 2021, in Burnside.
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A 16-year-old boy was shot Monday in the Heart of Chicago on the Near West Side.

About 8:45 p.m., the boy was in the 2000 block of West Cullerton Street when someone fired shots from a pickup, Chicago police said.

The teen took himself to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, police said. He was listed in critical condition.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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