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Boy, 16, shot in Greater Grand Crossing

A 16-year-old boy was shot early Monday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.

The boy was walking in the 6500 block of South King Drive at 1:03 a.m. when someone fired shots in his direction, police said.

He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.