A 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest Tuesday night in Woodlawn on the South Side.
The boy was found about 9:40 p.m. in a vestibule of a building in the 6000 block of South Vernon Avenue after officers responded to a report of gunshots, Chicago police said.
He was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.
Officers located a handgun nearby on the street, police said.
No arrests were made.