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16-year-old boy shot in Back of the Yards

The boy was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition, police said.

At least six people were killed and 23 others wounded in citywide shootings since Friday evening.
A teen boy was shot Oct. 29, 2021, in Back of the Yards.
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A 16-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Friday in Back of the Yards on the South Side.

The teen was near the street about 2 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Hermitage Avenue when someone opened fire, striking him in the thigh, Chicago police said.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition, police said.

Area One detectives are investigating.