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16-year-old boy suffers apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in West Englewood

The teenager was shot Thursday night in the 5900 block of South Paulina Street.

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A 16-year-old boy suffered an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday night in the West Englewood neighborhood.

The teen was shot in the thigh as he stood outside about 10 p.m. in the 5900 block of South Paulina Street, Chicago police said.

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

Officers said the gunshot wound appeared to be self-inflicted.