Girl, 15, shot in park in Homan Square

The girl was taken to Stroger Hospital, officials said.

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Chicago police investigate after a 14-year-old girl was shot July 19, 2021, in the 3700 block of West Polk Street.

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A 15-year-old girl was shot Monday in a park in Homan Square on the West Side.

About 7:40 p.m., she was in Boler Park in the 3700 block of West Arthington Street when a male approached and opened fire, Chicago police said.

The girl was struck in the back and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

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Chicago police investigate after a 14-year-old girl was shot July 19, 2021, in the 3700 block of West Polk Street.

Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Police said the girl was not the intended target of the shooting.

Officers were seen investigating one side of the park near the 3700 block of West Polk Street.

No arrests have been reported. Area Four detectives are investigating.

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