Boy, 17, shot in the leg in Gage Park

He was standing outside about 8:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of West Garfield Boulevard when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.

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A teenage boy was shot May 4, 2021, in Gage Park.

A teenage boy was shot May 4, 2021, in Gage Park.

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A 17-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Tuesday in Gage Park on the Southwest Side.

He was standing outside about 8:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of West Garfield Boulevard when someone opened fire, striking him in the leg, Chicago police said.

The teen went to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in good condition, police said.

No one was reported in custody.

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