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CHICAGO — Police are looking for the gunman who shot a 12-year-old boy as he rode a scooter in the Lawndale neighborhood.

The suspect reportedly ran up behind the boy near the intersection of 21st Street and Pulaski Avenue and fired several shots just after midnight Sunday.

The boy was shot in the back.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.