Teen boy, 16, shot while buying drugs in Humboldt Park

The teen boy walked into a residence to buy drugs about 6 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Beach Avenue when two males pulled out a gun and shot him.

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A 16-year-old boy was shot while buying drugs in Humboldt Park Saturday afternoon.

The teen boy walked into a residence to buy drugs about 6 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Beach Avenue when two males pulled out a gun and shot him, Chicago police said.

He was struck in the leg and drove himself to Swedish Hospital in good condition, police said.

Area Five detectives are investigating.

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