Boy, 17, critically wounded in South Austin shooting

The teen was standing on the sidewalk in the 5200 block of West Ferdinand Street about 5:35 p.m. when he was shot in the chest, police said.

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A 17-year-old boy was critically wounded Tuesday evening in a South Austin shooting on the Northwest Side.

The teen was standing on the sidewalk in the 5200 block of West Ferdinand Street about 5:35 p.m. when he was shot in the chest, Chicago police said.

He self-transported to Mount Sinai Hospital and was listed in critical condition, police said.

Area detectives were investigating.

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