Teen shot on Southeast Side

A 15-year-old boy was on the sidewalk when someone shot him in the hand.

Two people were shot, one fatally, July 24, 2021, in Gage Park.

A teen boy was shot May 18, 2020, on the Southeast Side.

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A 15-year-old boy was shot Monday on the Southeast Side.

He was on the sidewalk about 4:25 p.m. on East 97th Street when someone approached him and opened fire, Chicago police said.

The teen was struck in the hand and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in fair condition, police said.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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