CHICAGO — A 15-year-old boy was critically wounded in a shooting in Greater Grand Crossing Friday afternoon, police confirmed.
Police said the boy was speaking to an unknown gunman shortly after 4 p.m. in the 900 block of East 78th Street when the gunman drew a firearm and fired shots, striking the boy to the back.
The boy was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition.
The shooting is under investigation by Area Two detectives.
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