CHICAGO — A16-year-old boy was shot in the head on the city’s West Side.

The shooting happened in the 3900 block of West Jackson around 4:20 a.m. Wednesday.

According to police, a 16-year-old, was outside when witnesses said a white van or truck pulled up and someone inside opened fire and fled the scene.

The boy was shot in the head. He was transported to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

No one is in custody. Area Four detectives are investigating.