15-year-old boy shot on Near West Side

The boy was shot twice in the left leg and once in the right leg. He was hospitalized in good condition.

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A 15-year-old boy was shot Tuesday night on the Near West Side.

The teen suffered two gunshot wounds to the left leg and another to the right leg around 8:30 p.m. in the 200 block of South Campbell Avenue, according to Chicago police.

A witness told police the boy may have been traveling in a car at the time.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

No one was in custody.

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