17-year-old boy shot in Englewood

The teen was walking on the sidewalk in the 6900 block of South Perry Avenue when someone approached and fired shots.

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A 17-year-old boy was shot June 7, 2022 in Englewood.

A 17-year-old boy was shot June 7, 2022 in Englewood.

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A 17-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting late Tuesday in Englewood on the South Side.

The teen was walking on the sidewalk in the 6900 block of South Perry Avenue when someone approached him and fired shots around 10 p.m., Chicago police said.

He was hit in the leg and was dropped off at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was in good condition, police said.

No one was in custody.

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Police identified the shooting suspect as Robert “Bobby” Crimo III, a 22-year-old who remained on the loose for more than eight hours after the attack in the affluent suburb’s downtown area.