16-year-old boy shot, seriously wounded in Chicago Lawn alley

A gunman came up to the teen and opened fire on Spaulding Avenue.

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A 16-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a shooting Thursday afternoon in Chicago Lawn on the Southwest Side.

A gunman came up to the teen in an alley and opened fire around around 1:15 p.m. in the 6100 block of South Spaulding Avenue, Chicago police said.

The boy was shot in the groin and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was listed in serious condition, police said.

Additional details were not released.

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