AUSTIN, CHICAGO - Another 15-year-old boy was shot and killed this afternoon on the city's west side, authorities said.

The incident happened around 3:15 p.m. on the 5100 block of W. Harrison Street in the Austin neighborhood on the city's west side near Michele Clark Prep High School.

Police said the teen was near the sidewalk when he was shot to the body. He was rushed to Stroger Hospital where he was initially reported in critical condition.

The boy died from his injuries a short time later.

There are no offenders in custody. Area detectives are investigating.

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