A 17-year-old boy was shot Saturday in University Village on the Near West Side.
About 9:55 p.m., he was standing on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of West 14th Street, when he heard shots and felt a pain, Chicago police said.
He was struck in the right side of the body and taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition, police said.
Area One detectives are investigating.
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