Teen shot in Gresham

He was shot in the thigh in the 8300 block of South Peoria Street when someone opened fire, officials said.

A teenage boy was shot Aug. 4, 2020, in Gresham.

A teenage boy was shot Aug. 4, 2020, in Gresham.

Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file

A 17-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Tuesday in Gresham on the South Side.

He was standing in the doorway of a home about noon in the 8300 block of South Peoria Street when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.

The teen was hit in the thigh and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in an unknown condition, police said.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

The Latest
Boo Buie scored 13 points, Brooks Barnhizer had a clutch blocked shot in the final minute, and Northwestern defeated Wisconsin 54-52 on Sunday night.
Republicans accused China of using the balloon to surveil military sites. China says it ‘reserves the right to take necessary measures to deal with similar situations.’
At least 5 deaths have been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered about 20 miles from Gaziantep, a provincial capital. It was felt in Syria.
NBA
Countless fans around the world swear James is the “GOAT,” and they aren’t wrong.
The person lunged at an officer while holding multiple knives during a confrontation in the 900 block of Colorado Avenue, police said.