13-year-old boy shot in Portage Park; critical condition

Chicago Crime

CHICAGO — A teenage boy, who paramedics say is 13-years-old, is in critical condition after being shot in Chicago’s Portage Park neighborhood.

According to paramedics, the boy was rushed to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The shooting happened Wednesday in the area of W. Byron St & N. Laramie Ave shortly after 9 p.m.

No additional information was immediately made available by the Chicago Police Department.

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