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16-year-old boy wounded in Auburn Gresham shooting

The teen was walking outside in the 300 block of West 88th Street when a silver pick-up truck stopped near him and two gunmen got out and began shooting.

A 16-year-old boy was shot Jan. 5, 2021, in Auburn Gresham.
A 16-year-old boy was shot Jan. 5, 2021, in Auburn Gresham.
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A 16-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Wednesday night in Auburn Gresham on the South Side.

The teen was walking outside in the 300 block of West 88th Street when a silver pick-up truck stopped near him and two gunmen got out and began shooting about 8 p.m., Chicago police said.

The teen was struck in the jaw and eyebrow, police said. He was picked up by a passing driver who brought him to officers, police said.

He was transported to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition was stabilized, police said.

There was no one in custody.