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15-year-old shot twice this morning in South Shore

The 15-year-old was walking outside just after sunrise in South Shore when he heard shots and felt pain.

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15-year-old shot twice this morning in South Shore

CHICAGO - A teenager was shot shortly after sunrise this morning in the South Shore neighborhoood, authorities said.

This morning's incident happened around 6:19 a.m. (sunrise at 6:08 a.m.) in the 1800 block of E. 71st Street in the South Shore neighborhood on the city's south side.

Police said a 15-year-old male was walking outside when he heard shots and felt pain.

The teen was taken to University of Chicago Hospital with gunshot wounds to his right thigh and left arm. He is listed in good condition this morning.

No one is in custody and Area One Detectives are investigating.


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