Boy, 17, shot in alley in Gresham

The teen was walking in an alley about 12:35 a.m. in the 8000 block of South Aberdeen Street when he was shot.

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A teenager was shot July 23, 2021 in Gresham.

A teenager was shot July 23, 2021 in Gresham.

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A 17-year-old boy was shot in an alley early Friday in Gresham on the South Side.

The teen was walking in an alley in the 8000 block of South Aberdeen Street when he was hot in the arm about 12:35 a.m., Chicago police said.

He went to Trinity Hospital, and was transferred to the University of Chicago Medical Center in fair condition.

No one was in custody.

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