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16-year-old shot while walking dog in South Austin

The teen was walking his dog in the first block of South Leamington Avenue when he was shot in the leg, police said.

A teen was shot while walking his dog Monday morning on the West Side.
Sun-Times file

A 16-year-old boy was shot early Monday in South Austin on the West Side.

The teen was walking his dog about 12:25 a.m. in the first block of South Leamington Avenue when someone got out of a car and opened fire, striking him in the leg, Chicago police said.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in good condition, police said.

No one was in custody.