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12-year-old boy shot in South Chicago

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2024
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A 12-year-old boy was shot in the leg late Saturday in the South Chicago neighborhood, according to Chicago police.

It happened about 10:15 p.m. while the boy was riding a bicycle in the 8700 block of South Burley, police said.

He heard gunshots after a dark-colored vehicle passed, police said.

He was listed in good condition at Trinity Hospital.

No one was in custody.

An hour earlier, a 9-year-old girl was accidentally shot by a family member in a South Side home, police said.

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