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15-year-old wounded while riding in a car in Bronzeville

The teen was a passenger in a car riding through the Bronzeville neighborhood when he was shot.


CHICAGO - A teenager was wounded by gunfire in the early morning hours Tuesday while he was a passenger in a car, police said.



There was not a lot of information to go on but authorities said the 15-year-old was shot in the 4900 block of S. Prairie Avenue in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the city's south side.

The 15-year-old male was a passenger in a vehicle driving on S. Prairie when he says he heard shots and felt pain. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his upper right leg. He was taken to Comers Children's Hospital in good condition.

No one in custody.

Area One detectives are investigating.



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