17-year-old boy shot in back in Marquette Park neighborhood

He was in the 7200 block of South Artesian Avenue when a dark sedan drove by and a person fired gunshots, police said. He was taken to a hospital in good condition.

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A man was shot dead June 16, 2022, in Marquette Park.

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the back Thursday in the 7200 block of South Artesian Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood. He was taken to a hospital in good condition.

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A 17-year-old boy was shot in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side Thursday night.

He was in the 7200 block of South Artesian Avenue when a dark sedan drove by and a person fired gunshots shortly before 10 p.m., Chicago police said.

Police responding to a shots fired call found the teen with a wound to the back. He was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he is in good condition, police said.

No arrests were reported.

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