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17-year-old boy shot in Chatham

He was in an alley about 5:35 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Vernon when a gray vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Chicago police said.

A man was killed and another critically hurt in a shooting April 4, 2021 in Roseland.
A 17-year-old boy was shot Nov. 18, 2020, in Chatham.
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A 17-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded Wednesday evening in Chatham on the South Side.

He was in an alley about 5:35 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Vernon Avenue when a gray vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots at him, Chicago police said.

The boy suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and the right side and was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition, police said.

Area Two detectives are investigating.