Teen boy shot in Back of the Yards

A 15-year-old was listed in serious to critical condition after he was shot in the 5400 block of South Loomis Boulevard, officials said.

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A teen boy was shot Feb. 26, 2021 in Back of the Yards on the South Side.

A teen boy was shot Feb. 26, 2021 in Back of the Yards on the South Side.

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A 15-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Friday night in Back of the Yards on the South Side.

He was walking about 11:30 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Loomis Boulevard when he heard shots and felt pain, Chicago police said.

He suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in serious to critical condition, according to police and Chicago fire officials.

The boy did not see the shooter but believed they may have been in a passing vehicle, police said.

Area One detectives are investigating the shooting.

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