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16-year-old critical after shot in the eye

Police said a 16-year-old boy was in a residence on the above block when an unknown person entered, pulled a gun, and fired shots. The teenager was shot in his eye.

CHICAGO - A teenager is in critical condition tonight after he was shot in the eye this afternoon, police said.



The incident occurred around 4:15 p.m. in the 1400 block of E. 62nd Place in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the city's south side.

Police said a 16-year-old boy was in a residence on the above block when an unknown person entered, pulled a gun, and fired shots. The teenager was shot in his eye.

The victim was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition.

No one is in custody. Area One detectives are investigating.


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