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Boy, 17, shot on Austin porch

He was shot in the left calf and was dropped off at Loretto Hospital in good condition, police said.

A teenage boy was shot in the leg Aug. 22, 2020, in the 4700 block of West Chicago Avenue.
A teenage boy was shot in the leg Aug. 22, 2020, in the 4700 block of West Chicago Avenue.
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A teenage boy was injured in a shooting Saturday in Austin on the West Side.

The 17-year-old was sitting on a porch about 11:30 p.m. in the 4700 block of West Chicago Avenue when four or five males in dark clothing approached and started shooting, according to Chicago police.

The boy was shot in the left calf and was dropped off at Loretto Hospital in good condition, police said.

No one is in custody as Area Four detectives investigate.

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