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15-year-old boy wounded in South Shore drive-by

The teen was standing outside in the 7000 block of South Merrill Avenue when a dark-colored sedan drove by and someone inside opened fire, Chicago police said.

A 15-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Aug. 6, 2021, in South Shore.
A 15-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Aug. 6, 2021, in South Shore.
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A 15-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting in South Shore Friday morning.

He was standing outside in the 7000 block of South Merrill Avenue when a dark-colored sedan drove by and someone inside opened fire about 7:45 a.m., Chicago police said.

The teen was struck in the leg and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, police said.

No one was in custody.