CHICAGO — A 14-year-old boy is recovering after police say someone shot him while riding his bike on the Near West Side.

According to police, the teen was shot in the leg on Blue Island near Maxwell, yards away from a firehouse.

Authorities marked six bullet casings at the scene.

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Paramedics took the boy to a nearby hospital in good condition, police added.

Anyone with information can reach CPD at (312) 746-6000 or may leave an anonymous tip at