CHICAGO — A 16-year-old boy is in the hospital after a shooting in the Garfield Park neighborhood early Wednesday evening, according to the Chicago Police Department.

Police said officers were sent to the 4300 block of West Adams Street around 4:45 p.m., where a 16-year-old male victim was on the street when he was shot in the groin by an unknown offender.

The 16-year-old boy was then taken from the scene to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

Police have no one in custody, as Area Four detectives continue to investigate.

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