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Boy, 14, shot in Auburn Gresham walking home from school

According to data provided by HeyJackass.com, the boy is the 22nd person under 18 that has been shot since the start of 2023. Three of those under 18-year-old victims have died.

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Boy, 14, shot in Auburn Gresham walking home from school

AUBURN GRESHAM, CHICAGO - Another teenager was shot yesterday afternoon while walking home from school in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the city's south side.

The shooting happened around 3:15 p.m. Monday afternoon on the 1000 block of West 82nd Street in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the city's south side.

Police said a 14-year-old boy was on the sidewalk and walking home from school when he was shot in the abdomen and under his right arm.

The boy was rushed to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition on Tuesday morning.

There is no one in custody. Area detectives continue to investigate.

According to data provided by HeyJackass.com, the boy is the 22nd person under 18 that has been shot since the start of 2023. Three of those under 18-year-old victims have died.


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