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Boy, 15, shot in Grand Crossing

The shooting comes just hours after a violent weekend that saw 18 people dead — three of them children.

A teen was shot June 29, 2020, in the 7100 block of South University Avenue.
A teen was shot June 29, 2020, in the 7100 block of South University Avenue.
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A teenage boy was shot and wounded Monday afternoon in Grand Crossing on the South Side.

The 15-year-old was shot in the abdomen and arm about 2:25 p.m. on the street on South University Avenue, Chicago police said.

Paramedics took him to Comer Children’s Hospital, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said.

Merritt initially said the teen was seriously wounded, but police later said he was in good condition.

The shooting came just hours after a violent weekend that left 18 people dead, three of them children.

Lena Nunez, 10, was killed Saturday night when a bullet entered her home in Logan Square and struck her in the head.

On Saturday morning, 17-year-old Antiwon Douglas was shot and killed in an altercation in Humboldt Park.

Then, hours later, 1-year-old Sincere Gaston was shot to death and his mother was wounded as she drove home from a laundromat in Englewood.

Earlier Monday, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said he would deploy 1,200 additional officers on the street during the upcoming Fourth of July weekend.

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