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Boy, 14, shot in West Garfield Park backyard

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CHICAGO -- A 14-year-old boy is hospitalized after he was shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

Police say it happened at 2:20 a.m. Monday.

The teenager was standing in a backyard near Van Buren and Kostner, when three men approached him.  One pulled out a gun and announced a robbery.

When the boy said he didn't have anything, the man opened fire, hitting the teenager in both legs.

He's in stable condition.

No one is in custody.

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