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16-year-old hurt in Hyde Park shooting

The teen was standing on the sidewalk in the 5100 block of South Ingleside Avenue when three people approached him and opened fire, Chicago police said.

An 18-year-old man has been charged with the fatal shooting of a University of Chicago graduate in Hyde Park.
A teenage boy was shot Oct. 20, 2021, in Hyde Park.
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A 16-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Wednesday afternoon in Hyde Park on the South Side.

The teen was standing on the sidewalk just after 4 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Ingleside Avenue when three people approached him and began firing in his direction, Chicago police said. The teen knew the shooters, according to University of Chicago police.

He was struck in the upper right leg and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition, police said.

No one was in custody.