Boy, 17, wounded in South Chicago drive-by shooting

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A boy was struck by gunfire Thursday in the 8800 block of South Marquette. | Google Earth

A teenager was shot Thursday evening in South Chicago.

The 17-year-old boy was sitting outside about 5:45 p.m. when someone opened fire from a passing car drove in the 8800 block of South Marquette, Chicago Police said.

He was struck in the lower back, and his condition stabilized at University of Chicago Medical Center.

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The shooting happened about 6 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Flournoy Street.