Chicago police officers shoot, injure 17-year-old boy

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Chicago Police officers shot and injured a 17-year old boy who may have had a gun.

It happened at 7pm Thursday night in an alley behind the 4400 block of South Princeton Avenue.

The officers say they saw two men exchange something in the alley.

When they approached them, one of the men ran into a vacant lot.

Police issued a statement saying the boy pointed a gun at officers, but didn’t say whether he opened fire.

The officers shot hit him in the leg.

He was arrested and taken to the hospital.

Police are investigating and searching for a weapon.

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