17-year-old shot while sitting on porch on West Side

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CHICAGO – A teenage girl remains hospitalized after she was shot multiple times on Chicago’s West Side this afternoon.

Police say the 17-year-old victim was shot while sitting on a porch in the 4700 block of West Gladys in the city’s West Garfield Park neighborhood.

Police say suspects approach in a gray or silver four door sedan and fired four to six shots at the porch.  Police say the suspects were targeting males the victim was sitting with.

Police say she was shot in the torso and taken to the hospital.

Neighbors say the victim may well owe her life to Chicago police who responded quickly and within minutes of the shooting.


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