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Boy, 14, seriously injured in Back of the Yards shooting

A 14-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

The boy was walking northbound in the 4600 block of South Winchester about 2 p.m. when someone fired at him, police News Affairs Officer Nicole Trainor said.

He was shot in the chest and taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, Trainor said.