16-year-old boy wounded in drive-by shooting in West Pullman

The teen was standing on the sidewalk in the first block of East Kensington Avenue early Monday when someone inside a dark-colored car fired shots.

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A 16-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting early Monday in West Pullman in the Far South Side.

The teen was standing on the sidewalk about 2:45 a.m. in the first block of East Kensington Avenue when someone inside a dark-colored car fired shots, Chicago police said.

He was shot in the leg and went to St. Margaret Hospital in Hammond, Indiana, where he was reported in good condition, police said.

Officers initially said the boy died in the attack.

No one was in custody.

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